Dr Vinay Waikar, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist (ISA) Life Member (W0002), passed away on 2nd January 2012. He did his graduation from Govt. Medical College, Nagpur and post graduate training in anaesthesia from AFMC Pune. Dr Waikar served Indian Army and was actively involved in 1962, 1965 & 1971 wars. He retired from army as Major in 1973. Dr Waikar was the President of ISA Nagpur city Branch in 1987. He was also well known in literary field as writer & poet, especially in Urdu literature.