New Delhi: Healthcare workers are providing a great service to the world’s people every day during and before the Kovid 19 epidemic. Meanwhile, there have been reports of harassment of essential services personnel, including doctors, in hospitals of all country. Despite the severe crisis in the health sector, the country highly values the services provided by doctors in the country.
- When is Doctor’s Day celebrated in India?Doctor’s Day is celebrated in many parts of the world. In India, Doctor’s Day is celebrated on the first of July of every year. The Indian Medical Association spearheads the celebration of Doctor’s Day. The central theme of this year’s Doctor’s Day is the doctors and health professionals who have been at the forefront of the fight against the virus in the country in the Kovid situation. Doctors say that in addition to maintaining the health of patients during an epidemic, health workers also have a responsibility to protect their own health.
- Why is July 1 celebrated as Doctor’s Day in the country?July 1 is the birthday of Bidhan Chandra Roy, the famous doctor and second chief minister of West Bengal. On July 1, India celebrates Doctor’s Day in his memory. Bidhan Chandra Roy was born on July 1, 1882. Roy died on the same day in 1962 at the age of 80. He is also a freedom fighter and has received many awards, including the Bharat Ratna.
- What is special about this Doctor’s Day?“The country is celebrating Doctor’s Day on July 1 and the country’s doctors are rendering selfless service to the community during the Kovid epidemic,” said Mann Ki Baat, the Prime Minister’s monthly event. He also noted that doctors play an important role in nation-building. The Prime Minister said that the country is grateful for the service provided by doctors during the Kovid period and that doctors are now serving without regard for their own lives.
- Who was Bidhan Chandra Roy?BC Roy was described by the British medical journal as the Indian subcontinent’s first medical consultant. Bidhan Chandra Roy is known as the sculptor of modern West Bengal. He graduated from Calcutta Medical College and founded several leading institutes in the state. The cities of Durgapur, Kalyani, Bidhannagar, Ashoknagar and Habra were also established during the reign of Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was the founder of the Indian Medical Association and the Indian Medical Council. He was the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1948 until his death in 1962.