Akhilesh Das

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Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta (31 March 1961 – 12 April 2017) was an Indian politician, sports executive, educator and philanthropist. He was born in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Das was the President of Badminton Association of India, Vice President of Badminton Asia Confederation, Member - Executive Council of Badminton World Federation and Vice President of Indian Olympic Association. Das served as a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1996 through 2014 and mayor of Lucknow from 1993 through 1995.

Das died on 12 April 2017 from a heart attack at a hospital in Lucknow, India, aged 56.[1]

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  1. "Congress Leader Akhilesh Das is Dead Due to Heart Attack".