In a video that captured the tragedy, the Ansari Congress leader was seen holding the flag pole for balance shortly after the audience finished singing the national anthem. He collapsed on stage a few seconds later.
PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 16, 2021 10:00 AM
A senior Congress party official in Jharkhand died of a heart attack on Independence Day shortly after hosting the national flag in the city of Chirkunda in the Dhanbad district.
Anwar Hussain Ansari collapsed while raising the national flag at a roundabout in Chirkunda in the presence of other party workers.
In a video that captured the tragedy, Ansari was seen holding the flag pole for balance shortly after the audience finished singing the national anthem. He collapsed on stage a few seconds later. Local congressional workers said they rushed him to hospital but pronounced him dead.
“Ansari was our former president of Chirkunda Nagar. He was in his 50s and had no known history of any serious illness. He was associated with the party for the past two decades. Today a condolences meeting is being held in Dhanbad, ”said Alok Dubey, spokesman for the Jharkhand Congress.
"खाना विशेषज्ञ। जोम्बी प्रेमी। अति कफी अधिवक्ता। बियर ट्रेलब्लाजर। अप्रिय यात्रा फ्यान।"