Remarkable Reunion After 42 Years: Missing Gujarat Man Found in Goa, Thanks to Local Doctor


10 Jan 2024  |   07:09pm IST

Remarkable Reunion After 42 Years: Missing Gujarat Man Found in Goa, Thanks to Local Doctor

In an extraordinary turn of events, the 42-year-long search for a missing family member reached a heartwarming conclusion when an 81-year-old man was reunited with his relatives from Gujarat. Amir Bhai Sangariyat, who had gone missing from Gujarat, found himself in Goa 42 years ago, having lost his memory during a business trip to Mumbai.

Sangariyat’s remarkable journey unfolded when he fell ill and sought medical attention from Dr. Mehul Shukla in recent days. Dr. Shukla, keen on understanding Sangariyat’s family and medical history, made a surprising discovery. The elderly man, who had been living with a family in Baina for over four decades, hailed from Gujarat and had no recollection of his native village.

Sangariyat’s story took a poignant turn as the doctor, driven by a sense of responsibility and compassion, initiated efforts to trace his family. The reunification became a reality when Dr. Shukla successfully connected with Sangariyat’s relatives in Gujarat, bringing an end to the decades-long separation.

The missing pieces of Sangariyat’s life fell into place, revealing his past as a prominent businessman who had embarked on a business trip to Mumbai, only to lose his memory. The generosity of the Baina family, who had embraced him as one of their own, played a pivotal role in providing Sangariyat with a semblance of home for over four decades.

This heartwarming reunion serves as a testament to the power of compassion, community, and the tireless efforts of individuals like Dr. Mehul Shukla, who go above and beyond to make a positive impact in the lives of others. The community celebrates this extraordinary journey of rediscovery and the joyous reunion of Sangariyat with his long-lost family.