Agartala: Former Indian Cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has accepted the offer to become the brand ambassador of Tripura tourism and also expressed his intention to contribute to the promotion of the state’s sports talents.
Tripura Tourism Minister Sushanta Chowdhury along with Secretary Tourism Uttam Kumar Chakma and Director Tapan Kumar Das met Ganguly at his residence on Tuesday with the proposal to make him the brand ambassador of Tthe north eastern state.
“I am very happy and impressed with Dada’s gesture. He gladly accepted the offer and hopefully if
things proceed in the right direction, Sourav Ganguly will start working for promotion of our tourism in a couple of months,” Chowdhury said.
Ganguly is scheduled to visit London early next month and soon after returning to India, he may visit Tripura at the end of June and start working on his module, Chowdhury said adding, “Meantime we shall complete the agreement and documentation procedure within next two weeks”.
A visibly happy minister said: “Who can be a more popular personality than our beloved Sourav Ganguly, to promote the tourism potential of Tripura to the whole world?”