MUSCAT: An Indian doctor who dedicated more than 40 years of his life touching the lives of thousands of people in Muscat has died after fighting his battle with coronavirus.
Dr. P. Rajendran Nair, 76, died on Friday at the Royal Hospital, sources close to his family confirmed.
Dr. Nair, as he was fondly called, was the General Surgeon at Hani Clinic in Ruwi and was popular among all the communities in the country.
His passing has shocked the Indian community in Muscat, as well his well-wishers. “Dr. Nair was in hospital for few weeks ever since he was infected with the virus. He was a living legend who served thousands of people in this country,” said PM Jabir, Social Welfare Secretary of Indian Social Club said.
In the 90s expats, especially Indians, Bangladeshis and Pakistanis used to come from far-away places to consult him. He was a common man’s doctor. We will greatly miss him.P.M. Jabir, Social Worker
Dr. Nair hailed from Changanassery, Kottayam in South Indian state of Kerala.
‘Dr. Nair was a great humanitarian‘
“He was common’s man doctor who touched many lives. Words cannot describe what we are feeling right now. In the 90s expats, especially Indians, Bangladeshis and Pakistanis used to come from far-away places to be treated by him. He was a very down-to-earth doctor who was loved by all. His name was enough to know his popularity. He was a great humanitarian. I was informed that doctors in Royal Hospital tried their best to save his life. We will greatly miss him,” Jabir added.