National Doctor’s Day 2020: Every year on July 1, Doctor’s Day is celebrated across the country. July 1 is the birthday and death anniversary of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy (Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy), the country’s great physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal. This day is celebrated in his memory.
Apart from this, this special day is dedicated to all those doctors working in the field of health, who in every circumstance save their medical values and provide their patients the best possible treatment while performing their duty. The Government of India first celebrated National Doctor’s Day in 1991.
How to celebrate National Doctor’s Day-
It was started in India in 1991 by the then government. Since then, National Doctors Day is celebrated every year on 1 July. The day is celebrated to pay tribute and tribute to the great physician of India and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal.
Who was Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy-
Doctor Bidhan Chandra Roy was born on 1 July 1882 in Patna district of Bihar. Dr. Rai received his MRCP and FRCS degrees from London after completing his medical education in Kolkata. After which he started his medical life in India in the year 1911. He then became a lecturer at Kolkata Medical College. From there he went to Campbell Medical School and then Carmichael Medical College.
After this, he stepped into politics and chose the post of a member of the Indian National Congress. However, later he also held the post of Chief Minister of West Bengal. Dr. Rai was also later awarded the Bharat Ratna. He was also called the architect of the State of Bengal for his visionary leadership. He died at the age of 80 on 19 July, the day of his birthday in 1962.