Gopi was my batch mate (1964-1969). He was one of
the good students in our batch.
was the son of Nariandas Oad, who retired as
Deputy Collector and Judicial Magistrate. He was
one of the 12 brothers and 6 sisters. His other
real elder brother was the late
Nawal Rai Oad
Arjandas Oad 76/Ayub,
Dr. Ramchand Oad
374/Ayub and Sirichand Oad 524/Iqbal were his step
brothers. Sirichand was also my batchmate.
Petaro, Gopi joined NED Engineering College, and
graduated as a Civil Engineer in 1974. He then
joined the Pakistan PWD as an engineer.
Gopi started to have
medical problems as far back as the mid-1970s.
Over time, this eventually took a toll on his
life. He is buried at the ancestral graveyard in
Kandiaro near the graves of his father and
grandfather and next to his brother
His son Kanwal
graduated with a B.Com. and M.Com. degrees and
works as an Accounts Officer in the AGPR, Karachi