BANGALORE: A prominent football player D H Babu, who played for Karnataka State in 1948, 1949 and 1954 in the National Football Championships, passed away on April 29. He was aged 88.
An ace footballer, Babu migrated to Kolkatta in 1950 and played for internationally renowned football club Mohun Bagan till 1953. He played for the team in several international exhibition matches against West Germany, Holland, Sweden and Pakistan.
Babu also represented India in a charity match played between Indian XI and East Bengal Athletic Club in Kolkatta.
The last rites of Babu will be performed near TR Mill in Chamrajpet at 12.30 pm on April 30.
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