Chennai June 26 (PTI): Renowned ENT surgeon and Padma Shri awardee Dr S Kameswaran died here on Saturday due to old age, sources close to him said.
He was 97.
His end came this morning.
He is survived by a son and a daughter.
Condoling the death, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit said Kameswaran spent his lifetime for the welfare of the people. He was a doctor with a social consciousness and he was honoured with many awards, said the Governor.
'His contribution to the development of the medical field will always remain unforgettable,' the Governor said.
Chief Minister M K Stalin, conveying his condolence and sympathies to the bereaved family, said Kameswaran had served the public with dedication.
He was an unparalleled long-time acquaintance of late former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Stalin said.
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