Lets celebrate the NOBLE PROFESSION

DOCTORS DAY

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In India the National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on July 1 all across India to honour the legendary physician and the second CHIEF MINISTER OF WEST BENGAL, Dr. B.C Roy.He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr. Roy was honored with the country’s highest civilian award BHARAT RATAN on February 4, 1961. The celebration of the Doctors’ Day is an attempt to emphasize on the value of doctors in our lives and to offer them our respects by commemorating one of their greatest representatives. India has shown remarkable improvements in the medical field and July 1 pays a perfect tribute to all the doctors who have made relentless efforts towards achieving this goal irrespective of the odds.

INTERESTING FACTS

Doctors’ day is celebrated on different dates in different countries. In the US is celebrated on March 30 while in Iran it is celebrated on August 23.

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The Doctor’s Day is also symbolized by red carnation because of the colour of the flower which denotes love, charity, sacrifice, bravery and courage, all of which are synonymous with the medical profession.

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The first Doctors’ Day observance was March 30th, 1933, in Winder, Georgia, US. This first observance included the mailing of cards to the physicians and their wives, flowers placed on graves of deceased doctors.

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The first Doctors’ Day observance was March 30th, 1933, in Winder, Georgia, US. This first observance included the mailing of cards to the physicians and their wives, flowers placed on graves of deceased doctors.

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DR.SHIREESHA MADDALI

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