The 26-year-old from Neyveli will be moving to Chennaiyin FC after three seasons at Chennai City FC, with whom he won the 2018-19 I-League title recently.
A few years ago, East Bengal had been in talks with Real Madrid for a likely association at academy level, but that did not see the light of the day eventually.
The ISL's Kolkata franchise also extended contracts of the Spanish duo of captain Manuel Lanzarote and Edu Garcia, along with Englishman John Johnson.
The AIFF has incurred financial losses due to the pullouts of the clubs, who had cited unfair treatment by the apex body.
The first board meeting of the club since Quess Corp became the club's investors in July also agreed to bid for the Indian Super League
Indian football icon IM Vijayan has thrown his weight behind the I-League by stating that the quality of football there is better than that in the Indian Super League.
Mohun Bagan had requested to reschedule the Super Cup qualification matches after a few clubs refused to turn up for their respective games.
Das also said that he had a look at the blueprint for a 20-team league that representatives of various clubs had given to him on Wednesday.
The trophy was handed over to the Coimbatore-based club by All India Football Federation General Secretary Kushal Das and I-League CEO Sunando Dhar.
Owners and officials of various clubs revealed the blueprint that they had come up with, on the sidelines of the I-League trophy presentation ceremony here.
Tournament officials have confirmed that the I-League trophy will be presented to Chennai City in Chennai on March 20.
While Bengaluru have what it takes to reach another final, they have to up their game.
Chennai were undoubtedly the best team but their inexperience was beginning to show towards the end.
Chennai City came from behind and got the better of Minerva Punjab 3-1 on the final day of the league.
The game was originally scheduled for February 18 but did not take place after Minerva refused to travel to Srinagar