MD of AD and CT Agnel Rodrigues (55), Bejai, No More

Managing director of Agnel’s Adventure and Coastal Times English News Agnel Rodrigues (55), Bejai, No More

Mangaluru: Managing director of Agnel’s Adventure and Coastal Times English News and Prasar Conqni Agnel Rodrigues died after a brief illness at the Omega hospital here, on June 26. He was 55 years old.


Agnel was the Secretary of Press Club and a member of Dakshina Kannada Working Journalists’ Union (DKWJU). He was also very active in the activities of Lions Club and had served as a PRO.

Agnel also held a number of awareness programmes on safe driving and road safety. He had acted in several Kannada and Tulu movies. He had very good communication skills and was a well-known figure in society. Agnel was kind hearted with a helping nature ready to help anyone in their needs. He had received the Konkani Sahitya Academy Award and also the Dakshina Kannada Rajyotsava Award.  He is survived by wife Merlyn and two sons Sanjay and Sanjith Rodrigues.

Funeral Cortege leaves residence “Blue Agnel”, for St Francis Xavier Church Bejai on June 27, at 4:00PM for public viewing followed by mass at 5:00PM.

Contact: Sanjay: +91 8892239928


  1. Shocked to hear the sad demise of Lion Agnel. May his soul rest in peace and may God Almighty grant his wife and kids enough strength to bear this loss. God bless you all.

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