Wave of mourning in the city due to sudden demise of Sir Mrinal, St. Xavier’s, Sahibganj

St. Xavier’s School’s class teacher and former cricketer Mrinal Jordar ‘Bappi Da’ aged 54 died of a heart attack on Sunday at 12:45 PM. Based on information, due to an argument with someone outside his Gorbari Hatiya house, his health deteriorated and difficulty in breathing started. In this sequence, with the help of his son, wife, and family, he was being taken to Sadar Hospital, but he died on the way. After reaching the hospital, the doctor after examination declared him dead. Sir Mrinal Jordar, known as ‘Bappi Da’, had a lot of popularity in the sports world of the city. His absence left his wife with two sons Gaurav and Shreyansh in the family.

Sahibganj’s name illuminated in his cricketing era.

In the decade of 80, he played many important matches for Bhagalpur University team in undivided Bihar. He has also won the hearts of many important cricket innings from Bihar, Jharkhand, and Bengal, including Rest Bihar (Ranji Trophy Trail), Hemans Trophy as a cricketer. But due to family responsibility, he had to leave the game. In 2019, he again tried his old hand by joining Youth Cricket Club. But suddenly, such a fit person will say goodbye like this, was never expected.

Sports promoted by its presence in St. Xavier’s School

As a sports teacher, in the year 1994-95, Sir Mrinal Jordar joined St. Xavier’s School. He gained a lot of popularity in this school due to his interest in sports and a new enthusiasm towards children in sports. Since then, he has promoted himself from a sports teacher to a class teacher of 7 (C). He shared his knowledge with the children through sports including, literature and Hindi. Due to his calm behavior, he was always popular among all the children.

On the death of cricketer Mrinal Jordar ‘Bapi Da’, a condolence meeting was organized under the joint aegis of Somawar District Sports Department and District Cricket Association at the District Sports Office complex located at Sido Kanhu Stadium. During this, everyone paid tribute to the picture of Mrinal Jordar aka Bapi Da. At the same time, keeping a silence of 2 minutes, prayed for the peace of his soul. On the occasion, District Sports Officer Dilip Kumar said that Mrinal Jordar’s dedication towards sports including cricket will always be remembered. Players should establish themselves by taking lessons from his biography so that their dedication, behavior, and healthy competition should be remembered.

There was a wave of mourning in the sports world of Sahibganj due to the demise of Sir Mrinal Jordar. As soon as the information was received, JSCA members Chandreshwar Prasad Sinha, Mohammad Ashfaq, Rakesh Gupta, Satish Sinha, Rab Nawaz Alam reached his house and stood with the family member. Here, District Cricket Association secretary Ankur Sinha, Amit Tiwari, Chaturanand Pandey, Suresh Prasad Shah, national athletics coach Yogesh Prasad Yadav, Mo Bilal, former cricketer Jaikishan Sharma, including dozens expressed condolences.


EW Correspondent