Sharjah: During a dreadful boat accident in Khor Fakkan, an Indian expat from Sharjah died over the Eid Al Fitr holidays. The victim is identified as Abhilash aged 38-year-old along with his colleague had gone boating in Khor Fakkan. During this tragic incident 16 passengers and 2 employees were on the boat, the report said.

According to the Sharjah Police report, 3 other people including a child were injured. At least one of them is in critical condition, confirms the report.

It has been confirmed that Abhilash’s body is being kept at the mortuary in Khor Fakkan Hospital. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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Mangaluru: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has appointed Anwar Manila as the social media committee coordinator of the Dakshina Kannada District Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cell of the KPCC. The appointments were made through an order issued by KPCC President DK Shivakumar on Saturday.

In addition, the party has also appointed Vice President of non-resident Indians forum and All India Congress Committee’s Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) secretary in-charge Dr. Arati Krishna as the chairperson of the KPCC NRI Cell.

Anwar, a non-resident Kannadiga residing in Dubai for the past 18 years, has been an active member of the Congress party for a decade, particularly within its social media unit. He is also serving as the member of the social media unit of INCAS. In 2019, he served as a member of the publicity committee for the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, attended by former AICC president Rahul Gandhi in the UAE.

Alongside, Anwar has also been actively serving in social, religious and educational fields and is also recognised by several non-resident Kannadiga organisations.