Rich tributes were paid to late G M Sampath at a condolence meeting held at Fateh Maidan Club on Wednesday.
Sampath, who was the chairman of the Technical Commission of Basketball Federation of India, General Secretary of AP Basketball Association, Telangana Basketball Association and the Hyderabad District Basketball Association, had passed away recently. He was 92.
R Sridhar Reddy, vice-president Telangana Basketball Association and president of HDBA, presided over the meeting.
Norman Isaac, general secretary of the association, S R Premraj general secretary of Olympic Association of Telangana, Abdul Taqui Siddiqui and prominent international referees, coaches and players Mohd Rizwan, Harikrishna Prasad spoke in memory of the departed soul.