Mangaluru, February 02, 2018: Kenjar Prakash Kamath, a director of Mangalore Cooperative Town Bank Ltd., passed away this morning at Yenepoya Hospital in the city following sudden illness. He was aged 57 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, an elder brother and three sisters.
He is said to have been suffering from hypotension (low blood pressure) and suddenly developed some related complications early this morning. He was immediately shifted to Yenepoya Hospital, where he breathed his last at about 7:30 a.m.
Prakash Kamath was the second son of late Kenjar Gopal Kamath. His father was a popular social worker and RSS / BJP volunteer of the yester years who was known for being very helpful to the neighbourhood people in their times of need. He had passed away about a decade back.
Prakash Kamath too had followed in his father’s footsteps and actively volunteered in local community activities. He was a RSS / BJP worker also. He was a construction contractor by profession. He was an old student of Canara High School Main. He had lost one son Ashith to a terminal disease in 2016. His youngest children are twins, both sons, who were born just 7 months back.
Nakul Pai B. H., President of Mangalore Cooperative Town Bank Ltd., has expressed grief over the demise of Prakash Kamath. “Prakash was a very friendly and helpful person who got along with everybody. He was a good problem solver and if anybody would go to him with any problem whether personal or otherwise, he would solve it very efficiently,” he said.
Funeral will take place at 2:00 p.m. today at his residence adjacent to Canara Bank, Founder’s Branch at Dongerkery in the city.