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Ex-hoopster Ranjit passes away
Sportslogon Team October 12th 2017

Bhubaneswar : Basketball in Odisha suffered a big loss as player-turned-office-bearers Ranjit Sarangi passed away at a city hospital here on Wednesday. He was 47 and survived by his wife and a daughter. His last rites were performed at Swargadwar, Puri.

Son of Gobainda Ballav Sarangi of Gautamnagar, Bhubaneswar, Ranjit represented Utkal University in the All-India Inter-University Basketball Tournament four times. He and his twin-brother Sangramjeet formed formidable combination for Bhubaneswar basketball team.

After hanging up his boots, Ranjit made notable contribution as a promoter of the sport in the capital city and the state. An engineer by profession, Ranjit was functioning as a joint-secretary of both Bhubaneswar Basketball Association and Odisha Basketball Association.

City and state basketball fraternity expressed shock over sad demise of Ranjit and extended sympathy for the bereaved family. .
This news was added and updated on : October 12th 2017
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