Beltangady: Koyuruguthu K.B., a prominent Jain family of the taluk. Mahaveer Ballal (76) died of heart attack in Kundalpur in Bihar on Monday.
He has a wife, two sons and a daughter. As a sapatnik, he was on a pilgrimage to Shikharji and Pavapuri in North India when he died of a heart attack in the early hours of Monday morning in Kundalpur district.
He was a good farmer and stayed at Santeri near Madantyar. He had a straightforward and simple personality and was popular in religious, political and cooperative arenas. Madantyar C.A. He has also served as Chairman and Director of the Bank.
His body will be flown from Patna to Bangalore and Bajpe on Tuesday and cremated at his residence in Santeri near Madantyar, family sources said.