Deep Dasgupta to be awarded for excellence in sports

Dasgupta played in eight Tests and five ODIs from 2001 to 2002 as the Indian wicket-keeper and he will be awarded under Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Former India cricketer and commentator Deep Dasgupta will be awarded for excellence in sports.   -  Special Arrangement

Former India cricketer and commentator Deep Dasgupta will be awarded for excellence in sports at the 15th Distinguished Alumni Award to be held at a city hotel in New Delhi on Saturday.

Dasgupta played in eight Tests and five ODIs from 2001 to 2002 as the Indian wicket-keeper and he will be awarded under Distinguished Alumni Awards along with 11 others when the Old Students’ Association (OSA) of Hindu College, University of Delhi organizes the program in New Delhi.

Mayanti Langer, an Indian TV sports personality, who has hosted many tournaments including FIFA World Cup 2010 broadcast on ESPN, and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, will be awarded the Young achievers awards.

Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Planning and Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing; Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India; Shri Ashok Lavasa, Finance Secretary, Government of India are to going to be chief guests at the felicitation ceremony.

The OSA distinguished alumni awards annually recognizes outstanding achievers who have excelled in their respective fields and made a significant contribution to the society.

The Old Students Association (since the Centenary Celebrations in 1999-2000) has been annually recognizing its distinguished alumni in a glittering celebration that grows every year by leaps and bounds.