National Doctor’s Day 2022: From the beginning of a person’s life, a doctor is with him at every step for his safety. When a child is born, it is the doctor who brings the baby from the mother’s womb into the world. After that, it is the responsibility of the doctor to have all the necessary information and vaccinations etc. to protect the baby from diseases and keep it healthy. As the child grows, changes begin in his body. All these changes, society and lifestyle have an impact on human health. Only a doctor cures all the pain and diseases of a person suffering from physical, mental problems. That is why in India the doctor is given the status of God. National Doctor’s Day is celebrated every year on July to honor this service spirit of doctors, efforts being made to save lives and their work. This is the day to thank the doctors. But do you know when Doctor’s Day is celebrated? Why was the celebration of National Doctor’s Day started? Why and how was Doctor’s Day celebrated for the first time? Know the reason, history and theme of this year for celebrating National Doctor’s Day.
When is Doctor’s Day?
Every year 1st July is celebrated as Doctors Day i.e. National Doctor’s Day. On this day all the people, whose life is connected with one or the other doctor, they thank the doctor. He is thanked for the doctor’s efforts to bring him into this world as an infant and to keep him healthy. The theme of 2022 Doctors Day is ‘Family Doctors on the Front Line’.
When did Doctors Day start?
For the first time in India, the celebration of National Doctor’s Day started in the year 1991. This year the Central Government celebrated Doctor’s Day for the first time. Celebration of this day was started in the memory of a doctor. His name was Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.
Who was Dr. Bidhan Chandra Rai
Actually Dr. Bidhan Chandra Rai is the former Chief Minister of Bengal. He was also a physician, who had a great contribution in the field of medicine. Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy was instrumental in the establishment of Jadavpur TB Medical Institute. He became famous as the first medical consultant in the subcontinent of India. On February 4, 1961, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy was also awarded the Bharat Ratna. To recognize the unprecedented contribution in the service of humanity, the Central Government started celebrating National Doctor’s Day.
Why do we celebrate Doctors Day only on 1st July?
There is also a special reason to celebrate Doctor’s Day on July 1. The great physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy was born on 1 July 1882. Not only this, Dr. Bidhan died on July 1, 1962. For this reason, on the day of his birthday and death anniversary, it was announced to celebrate National Doctor’s Day on July 1 to honor every doctor in his memory.