Sagara: A 65-year-old typist allegedly committed suicide by drowning in a lake in Keladi village of the taluk on Sunday night.

The deceased typist is identified as Nithyananda, who had worked near the District and Session Court in Sagara.

The typist’s death note states that he was unable to continue working as he had become completely incapable of hearing. Nithyananda added that he was, therefore, committing suicide.

The fire brigade staff members got his body out of the lake waters in Keladi on Monday morning.

Sagara Rural Police have filed a case in the background of the typist’s suicide. They also visited the site for investigation.

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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.