Kolkata: Seven-time former national bodybuilding champion Kamal Bhanadri passed away this morning after suffering a heart attack, according to the Bengal Olympic Association.

He was 81 years and was a sitting treasurer of the BOA and secretary in the West Bengal Gymnastics Association.

“His wife passed away a few years back and he did not have any children. He suffered a massive heart attack at 10.30am this morning and died at a private nursing home,” BOA secretary Chandan Roychowdhury said.

A renowned bodybuilder, Mukherjee was a seven-time national champion (Bharat Shree) and two-time Mr Universe finalist before turning to sports administration.

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