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When is National Doctors’ Day observed?

July 1 is celebrated as ‘National Doctor’s Day’ as National Doctors’ Day by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). commemorating the iconic and internationally renowned medical practitioner, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy who served as a physician, a freedom fighter, an educationist and a politician.
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History of National Doctors’ Day 2021:
The day was first celebrated in the year 1991 to honour the former Chief Minister of Bengal, Dr BC Roy to acknowledge his contribution to serving humanity. Dr Roy was an exemplary and eminent doctor who made an enormous contribution to the medical fraternity in his medical career. He was born on July 1, 1882, and died on a similar date in 1962.
Published date : 03 Jul 2021 03:55PM