The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Nair, Dr. T. Madhavar

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Nair, Dr. T. Madhavar, M.D., Municipal Commissioner, Madras; educ: Government High School, Palghat, and the Presidency College, Madras, proceeded to England and joined the Edinburgh University, 1889: passed M.B. and C.M., 1894; was House Surgeon, Throats and Ear Hospital, Brighton; passed M.D., 1836; on special work in connection with ear and throat diseases in Paris; returned to India and settled down in Madras, 1837; was a Member, University Students’ Representative Council, Edinburgh for two years; was Secretary and then President of the Edinburgh Indian Association; was a Member of the University Liberal Association as well as of the University Union; was one of the editors of the University Magazine called “The Student”; Secretary and then Vice-President, London Indian Society, is a Member of the British Medical Association, the Royal Asiatic Society, the National Liberal Club, and the Royal Society’s Club, London; is now a nominated Member of the Madras Legislative Council, of which he was an elected Member before; was an elected Member of the Madras Corporation which he suddenly resigned; sought re-election and was returned at the head of the poll; defeated in another attempt at election, and was then nominated by Government as Member of the Madras Corporation; Fellow, Madras University, 1910; Member of the Faculty of Medicine of the Madras University; unsuccessfully contested for a seat in the Imperial Legislative Council; Editor of “Antiseptic”, a monthly journal of Medicine and Surgery published in Madras; proceeded in the Hospital Ship Madras to render aid to the sick and wounded in the present War with Germany. Address; Lady Napier Villa, Egmore, Madras, India.