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National Doctors’ Day observed across India on 1 July

Jul 1, 2014 16:20 IST

1 July: National Doctors’ Day
India on 1 July 2014 observed the National Doctors’ Day. The day is observed to honour legendary physician, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy whose birth and death anniversary falls on the same day. On 4 February 1961, he received the Bharat Ratna.

The doctors’ day gives an opportunity to raise the awareness about the doctor’s role in our daily lives.

About Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy
• He was born on 1 July 1882 in Patna and died on 1 July 1962
• He was a legendary physician who also served West Bengal as its second Chief Minister from 1948 to 1962
• Bidhan Roy is often considered the great architect of West Bengal, who founded five eminent cities, Durgapur, Kalyani, Bidhannagar, Ashokenagar and Habra.
• The B.C. Roy National Award was instituted in 1976 for work in the area of medicine, politics, science, philosophy, literature and arts

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