On the occasion of National Doctors’ Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the doctors’ fraternity at a program organized by the Indian Medical Association on Thursday.
On Twitter, he wrote, “India is proud of the efforts of all doctors in fighting COVID-19. 1st July is marked as National Doctors Day. At 3 pm tomorrow, will address the doctors community.”
India is proud of the efforts of all doctors in fighting COVID-19. 1st July is marked as National Doctors Day. At 3 PM tomorrow, will address the doctors community at a programme organised by @IMAIndiaOrg.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 30, 2021
On Sunday 27 June 2021, IMA President Dr JA Jayalal said that the PM has assured that doctors will be respected, protected and safeguarded and also informed that Doctors’ Day would be celebrated in remembrance of veteran Dr B.C Roy.
Like every year, the country will be celebrating National Doctors’ Day on July 1 to honour the contributions of the doctors. The first National Doctor’s day was celebrated in the country in July 1991. On Sunday, Prime Minister Modi talked about doctors in his daily radio address Mann Ki Baat program as he praised their contribution to nation-building.
During the radio session on Mann Ki Baat PM Modi said that, “A few days from now, on July 1, we will celebrate National Doctors’ Day. This day is dedicated to the birth anniversary of the great doctor and statesman of the country, Dr B.C Roy. Our doctors have served us without caring about their lives. Therefore, this time National Doctors’ Day becomes even more special.”