New job claimed his life

New job claimed his life

Family members of Joen Saldanha paying homage to his body at Niddodi church in Moodbidri.

Saldanha had completed BCom from Pompei College in Aikala and had taken training in software networking in NITK. For few months, he had worked in MRPL. He was the former president of ICYM, Niddodi. He was a friendly person, according to his friends.

He had dreamt of starting self-employment after working in Gulf country for five years. He had been to Dubai on visiting visa and as expected he had job offer in Dubai and was about to join for duty in June. However, as his visa period had ended, he had to return home for the renewal of the visa.

He had called Niddodi Priest Joseph Lobo and informed that he will be meeting him on Sunday. However, he met the Priest in his coffin. The funeral was held on Monday evening, which was attended by large number of relatives, friends.

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