National Doctor’s Day is celebrated to honour the legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Dr Roy was honoured with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961.
The celebration of the Doctors’ Day is an attempt to emphasise on the value of doctors in our lives and to offer them our respects by commemorating one of their greatest representatives.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today interacted with a delegation from Delhi Medical Association on the occasion of Doctors Day.
On Doctors Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated all hardworking doctors for their round the clock efforts to make our society fit and healthy. In a tweet he said:
On #DoctorsDay, I congratulate all hardworking doctors for their round the clock efforts to make our society fit and healthy. No words can do justice to their monumental contribution to public welfare.
I also pay tributes to Dr. BC Roy, a distinguished doctor himself.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 1, 2019