Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: Shree Cement Limited on Tuesday officially ended their two-year "troubled from the get-go" association with East Bengal, handing back the sporting rights of the ISL wooden spooners to the club's executive committee.

Shree Cement is the second corporate after Bengaluru-based Quess Corp forced to cut their losses and exit after falling afoul of the shenanigans of the EB's "old guard", which is run by Debabrata (Nitu) Sarkar. 

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