In India, National Doctors’ Day was first observed on 01 July 1991 in the honour of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, to pay tribute to his contributions in health domain. July 01 happens to be his death and birth anniversary that coincides on the same date.
Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy (01 July 1882 – 01 July 1962) was a renowned physician, an educationist, a freedom fighter, a social worker and a politician. He also served West Bengal for 14 years as a chief minister (1948 – 1962). He was awarded with the highest Indian civilian award, THE BHARAT RATNA on 04 February 1961.
He contributed his life for the people, treated many and inspired millions. A fact that he was also the Mahatma Gandhis’ personal physician.
SIGNIFICANCE OF NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY
National Doctors’ Day is being celebrated in INDIA to appreciate and recognize the importance of the doctors’ roles in the society. This also helps general population to know the importance, significant roles and responsibilities delivered towards the patients care by doctors.
In this special occasion, we all should feel proud of having talented medical professionals, those who work for country health and well being. We all should be grateful for their efforts and contributions during medical emergencies and must pay tribute and recognize doctors’ effort, who were able to handle the pandemic situation so ardently, some lost their lives too, a heartful gratitude and honor to them too and to the entire medical fraternity for handling and still fighting against COVID 19.
The team of Homeopathy 360 congratulates and wishes you on this Doctor’s Day, celebrating the consistency and perseverance that you weave throughout the life.