Shri Nagindas Gordhandas Challa, the founder of Kenya’s famous jewellery shop Nagin Pattni, has died. He was 83.
Nagindas, who came to be known by the eponymous ‘Nagin Pattni‘ started and build up the firm to where it is today through honesty and hard work, said the family in a statement. He was, “a great soul who touched the lives of many and brought a smile to all.”
Pattni died yesterday in Nairobi. The cause of death was not revealed but it could have been natural causes, owing to his age. “We thank all our friends colleagues and customers who have supported him over the years and pray you continue to do so,” added the statement. “We will endeavor to uphold all his values and continue in the way he taught us.”
For over 40 years, Nagin Pattni has been the go-to place for jewellery, and especially engagement and wedding rings.