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Mamata remembers Dr B C Roy on his birth and death anniversary and congratulates all medics on Doctor's Day

Mamata remembers Dr B C Roy on his birth and death anniversary and congratulates all medics on Doctor's Day

Kolkata, Jul 01 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday rememberedformer Chief Minister Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth and death anniversary and congratulated all doctors, health warriors, the administration and their families on Doctor's Day

Taking to her twitter handle, Ms Banerjee said, " Remembering former Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth and death anniversary. "

" The day is celebrated as National #DoctorsDay in his honour, " she said.

" On #DoctorsDay I congratulate all doctors, health warriors, the administration and their families, " she added.

" As a token of appreciation, GoWB has declared a State Holiday today in honour of the frontline COVID warriors, " the Chief Minister stated.

She said, " As a mark of respect for the exemplary services and show of solidarity in recognition to the brave fight of doctors, nursing and paramedical staff and all other frontline workers against Covid and also to observe birth anniversary of Dr B C Roy, the State Government has decided to observe July 1 as a State Government holiday in all State Government offices, educational institutions, rural and urban bodies, other Grant-in-Aid institutions, Boards and Corporations etc. "

" The world is passing through a grave medical emergency arising due to Covid not experienced ever before by the mankind. Lakhs and lakhs of medical professionals, including doctors, nursing staff, paramedical staff and other front line workers, police personnel and workers of other wings of the State administration are working day and night to combat the disease. These Covid warriors are risking their lives to save they people, " the Chief Minister noted.

Doctor's Day is celebrated on July 1 all across India to honour and remember physician and second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.

Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962.

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