Eminent social activist Omim Maneckshaw Debara passed away on Thursday morning due to cardiac arrest. (DC Image)
HYDERABAD: Eminent social activist Omim Maneckshaw Debara passed away on Thursday morning due to cardiac arrest. Debara retired as chief engineer of VST and passionately worked for various causes, including those concerning the environment, communal harmony, interfaith, heritage, and preservation of water bodies.
He was the president of COVA, secretary of Forum for Better Hyderabad, and was actively associated with INTACH, Rotary, Hum Sub Hindustani Trust, and the Interfaith Forum, among others.
He was a key functionary of the Zoroastrian Parsi Anjuman of Secunderabad and Hyderabad for years. His activism ranged from working in slums and communities to policy transformations through government and PILs in courts for the redressal of social problems.