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Moin Subhani

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: (Published 21 September 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2259
  1. Matilda Heaney,
  2. Janita Subhani

Moin Subhani always claimed that there were four important events in 1963: the assassination of President Kennedy, the Great Train Robbery, the Profumo Affair, and his own arrival in the UK. He was born in Hyderabad, India, and as a child witnessed the turmoil and tragedy of partition. His elder brother (a Muslim) was married to one of Nehru’s cousins who was, of course, a Hindu so their situation was extremely dangerous, and he and the rest of his family fled to Karachi as soon as possible, leaving most of their possessions behind. He qualified from Dow Medical School and eventually became a doctor on a cruise ship, travelling widely throughout the far east and Australia. The ship …

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