17 Apr 2018 – 1:09

Doha-based Indian journalist passes away

The Peninsula

Doha: Indian expatriate and former employee of The Peninsula, Anil Kumar Vijayan (pictured), passed away following a heart attack on Friday. He was 56.

Vijayan, a journalist, worked with The Peninsula during its launch in 1996 again had a short stint with the newspaper in 2017.

He had also worked with some of the leading magazines and newspapers in the region in various capacities.

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His body was taken to Mumbai yesterday, where his family resides.

He left behind his wife Shirley and two sons, Ritwik and Rohit.