New Delhi: Former Union Minister and ex-BCCI president NKP Salve passed away early on Sunday morning at a private hospital in New Delhi. He was 90.

He is survived by son Harish Salve (an eminent advocate), and daughter Arundhati. His wife had predeceased him some time back.

He was admitted to the hospital a few days ago, where he passed away, the sources said.

Born in Chhinwada, Madhya Pradesh, Salve was associated with cricket administration for several years. Challenger Trophy was named after him.

He had also been a minister at the Centre in charge of steel and some other ministries.

(Agencies)