GUWAHATI, Oct 31 � The Assam Cricket Association (ACA) accorded a warm felicitation to Pulin Das today on the eve of his 95th birthday.
Pulin Das will celebrate his 95th birthday tomorrow. In a brief function at his Lamb Road residence here today, Pulin Das was honoured with a cash of Rs 1 lakh, a citation and several gifts.
ACA vice-presidents, Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain, Niloy Dutta, secretary Bikash Baruah, treasurer Ghanashyam Baruah, joint secretary Ajoy Sarma, members, Sirajul Hussain Saikia, Pradip Buragohain, Sanatan Das, Imdad Hussain, Sanjib Handique, MLA Susanta Buragohain along with a host of former Ranji players like Umesh Sarma, Mukut Das and Nasir Gul Khan were also present on the occasion.
Receiving the felicitation, Pulin Das became quite emotional and said it was a great honour for him at this stage of his life.
Rockybul Hussain recalled Pulin Das� contribution towards the development of sports in the State. He said, �As the founder secretary of ACA, Pulin Das was a guiding light and an engineer of the State cricket body.
ACA vice-president and former international umpire Niloy Dutta read out the citation.
Pulin Das� wife Tamal Kushum Das, sons Kalyan Das, Jayanta Das along with other family members were also present on the occasion.
India Club to felicitate Pulin Das: India Club will felicitate Pulin Das on the occasion of his 95th birthday at the club premises tomorrow at 5 pm.