Dhaka, Jan. 7 -- India's cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly, affectionately known as 'Dada', was discharged from hospital on Thursday, some five days after he underwent an angioplasty surgery following a mild heart attack.

Saurav left the eastern Indian city of Kolkata's leading private hospital, Woodlands, around 10.30 am (IST), after his family members completed the necessary formalities. "He is fit and fine. His family has been briefed about the medicines he needs to take daily," a doctor said.

The former Indian skipper's discharge was deferred by a day as he himself had opted to extend his stay in the hospital, reports UNB.

The 48-year-old was rushed to the private hospital on Saturday morning, after he complained of acute chest pa...