“The presence of the doctor is the beginning of the cure.” – This is probably one of the most accurate quotes which describes those, who more than just engage in ‘practice’, but rather always strive towards providing something a little more, a little more care.
Yes, doctors are the ones that we turn to when we are the most vulnerable with our health; we turn to them for life. While there are different dates on which this day is celebrated across the world, National Doctor’s Day in India is celebrated on the 1st of July. Do you know why 1st July is celebrated as Doctor’s Day here?
Well, it is the birth and death anniversary of one of the most prominent Indian doctors – the late Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was not just a doctor, but a politician of great repute as well.
So, how much do you know about this doctor in whose honour we celebrate Doctor’s Day in India?
Here are some interesting facts about this honoured doctor and his achievements, that sets him apart as an exceptional human being:
Not only was he a doctor par excellence, he also made sure he served his country and its people well. Here’s to remembering one of the greatest doctors of all times on this National Doctor’s Day!