Karnataka honours Corona warriors on Doctor’s Day

Bengaluru:  Recognising their own selfless service in the past three mos in their own relentless battle against the COVID-19 spread, Karnataka(KA) on Wed. honoured doctors, nurses, paramedics & different health-care soldiers, marking the Domestic Doctor’s Day.

“Domestic Doctors’ Day’ greetings to physicians & their own groups who work (5) round the clock as guards of people’s illness,” Karnataka(KA) CM B.S. Yediyurappa stated here.

Jul One is celebrated each yr. as ‘Doctors’ Day’ around the nation to mark the birthday of renowned physician & previous WB chief minister Bharat Ratna Bidhan Chandra Roy.

Wishing all doctors on their own day, state Health Minister B. Sriramulu stated the citizens watch god as a doctor who treats their own illness.

“Community always honors doctors for their own work, diligence & service. Let’s extend our heartfelt gratitude to them who’re relentlessly fighting COVID-19-19,” stated Sriramulu here.

Hailing health-care soldiers for functioning in each health center around the state, the minister pushed the citizens to help them in their own battle against the infection.

Saluting unsung heroes of Coronavirus soldiers, state Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar stated the measures of doctors to safeguard the citizens from that epidemic has been laudable.

“I appreciate all doctors for functioning round-the-clock to safeguard humanity from that epidemic infection. Their own selfless service to care & cure COVID sufferers can’t be valued & manifests in a Sanskrit informing ‘Vaidyo Narayano Hari’ that means a ‘doctor is like a god’ for everyone,” Sudhakar stated on the occasion.

The state’s opposition Congress leader Siddaramaiah stated doctors have been the only hope throughout these epidemic times.

“As they’re saving lives & livelihood of large number of citizens, it’s our work to respect their own contribution towards nation-building,” stated the state’s previous chief minister (2013-18) here.

The WB govt announced a state holiday first time to celebrate the birthday of Dr B.C. Roy & laud the yeomen solutions of doctors & frontline labour within the battle against the infection.

Born on Jul 1, 1882, in Patna in British India(In)’s Bengal Presidency, Dr Roy 1st graduated in mathematics & studied medicine in the University of Calcutta. Thereafter, he sailed to England & joined St Bartholomew’s Hospital (3) in London after measures, as he has been originally refused admission because he has been an Asian.

Dr Roy thereafter had become a member of the Royal College of Physicians & a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons after post-graduation in 1911.

On back to India(In), Roy joined the freedom movement awhile teaching medicine in the university & had become its vice-chancellor subsequently. Joining politics in 1925, he had become WB’s 2nd chief minister from 1948 to 1962.

Dr Roy has been also a personal physician to Mahatma Gandhi & the nation’s 1st prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

The Indian govt honoured Dr Roy with ‘Bharat Ratna’ in 1961, a yr. before he passed away on his own 80th birthday on Jul 1, 1962.

Dr Roy donated his own house in Kolkata to be converted into a nursing house, called after his own mom Aghorkamini Devi.

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