MUMBAI: The 1971 India-Pakistan war hero , Captain M N Samant of the Indian Navy , who helped set up the foundation of the Bangladesh Navy, passed away here on Wednesday following cardiac arrest, an official said. Captain Samant, 89, breathed his last at the Bharatiya Arogya Nidhi Hospital in Juhu. He is survived by his wife Nirmala and daughters Ujjwala, Natasha and Meghna. His funeral will be held at the Vile Parle Crematorium on Friday with military honours, said a defence ministry official. After the 1971 war, which saw the birth of Bangladesh, Samant helped the fledgling Bangladesh […]

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