Bharat Ratna Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy's birth anniversary and death anniversary is marked every year on July 1. A visionary who played a key role in shaping the healthcare system of India, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy was one of the most popular and prominent physicians in India. His birth anniversary on July 1 is celebrated as National Doctors' Day in India. It is interesting to note that Dr BC Roy was born on July 1, 1882, and passed away on the same date, in 1962. As we observe National Doctors’ Day 2024 on July 1, here is everything you need to know about Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy and his birth and death anniversary. When Is Doctors' Day in India? Know Date and Significance of National Doctors Day, Celebrated in Honour of Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.

When is Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy’s Birth and Death Anniversary?

Dr BC Roy was a celebrated physician, educationist and statesman who founded several institutions and cities like Salt Lake (now a part of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation), Kalyani and Durgapur in the state of West Bengal. Born on July 1, 1882, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy started on a path to receive a degree in arts before switching to a medical college in 1901. It is interesting to note that after building a name as a physician in Britain, Dr Roy came back to India to serve his people until his death on July 1, 1962.

Significance of BC Roy’s Birth and Death Anniversary

Dr BC Roy spent a significant amount of time in shaping India’s medical system and paved the way for Indian physicians. His contribution to medicine also earned him the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, in 1961. National Doctors' Day 2024 Wishes and Images: Messages, Quotes, HD Wallpapers and SMS To Share and Honour the Contributions of Doctors.

Dr Roy also served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1950 until his death in 1962. Every year, his birth and death anniversary are commemorated, giving people the opportunity to remember the noted statesman and doctor's works.

We hope that Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy's birth and death anniversary on National Doctors' Day helps you to know more about his contribution to the medical field.

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