2 Books / Date of Birth:-
26-12-1914 / Date of Death:-
Sushila Nayyar, also spelled 'Nayar' (1914 – 2001), was an Indian physician, veteran Gandhian and politician. She played a leading role in several programmes for public health, medical education and social and rural reconstruction in her country. Her brother, Pyarelal Nayyar, was the personal secretary to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. She herself acted as Gandhi's personal physician and became an important member of his inner circle. Later, she wrote several books based on her experiences. In post-Independent India, she contested for political office and served as India's health minister.