National Doctors' Day

National Doctors' Day in India in 2021

About National Doctors' Day

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Dates of National Doctors' Day
2022 India Friday, July 1stNational Doctors' Day
2021 India Thursday, July 1stNational Doctors' Day
2020 India Wednesday, July 1stNational Doctors' Day
2019 India Monday, July 1stNational Doctors' Day
A national day in India to honour the work of doctors and other front-line medical staff.

Every year on July 1, India celebrates National Doctors Day in honour of Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, a Bharat Ratna awardee, former chief minister of West Bengal and one of the most popular Congress leaders from eastern India.

The first elected Chief Minister of West Bengal was crucial in the establishment of medical institutions like Jadavpur T.B. Hospital, Chittaranjan Seva Sadan, Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital, Victoria Institution (college), Chittaranjan Cancer Hospital and the Chittaranjan Seva Sadan for women and children.

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