Body of Jamia Millia Islamia Professor, who died of heart attack on Saturday in Okhla, was taken to his hometown in Bihar late night.
OT.COM had earlier on Saturday reported about the incident that left many residents and university teachers in shock.
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Dr Ansar Alam, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia, died of heart attack.
Confirming this news to OT.COM, Meraj, neighbour of Alam in Abul Fazal Enclave, said: “After he vomited we rushed him to Holy Family Hospital where doctors tried their best to revive him. After hour or so, he was declared dead. Doctors did their best but could not save him. Had we any idea that he had suffered heart attack we would have taken him to nearby Apollo.”
Born on September 15, 1964, Alam was working as Assistant Professor (Special Education) in IASE, Faculty of Education.
“He was a wonderful person and people who knew him will miss him a lot. He was always calm and was just busy with his work,” said activist Ziaul Haque, who rushed to his house in Shaheen Bagh.
Another resident Rizwan Khan, director Plasma at Okhla Head, said: “After coming to know about the incident, he too rushed to the spot. It was there he came to know that his one child had studied in my coaching institute.” Many residents, family friends and relatives turned up.
He was a resident of Araria in Bihar.