National Doctors' day was celebrated by Indian Medical Association Ludhiana in IMA House on Sunday. This programme was to honour the legendary physician and the second chief minister of West Bengal, Dr BC Roy who was awarded highest civilian award Bharat Rattan. The IMA affirmed its commitment to the care of sick and the infirm through participation in various health programmes for the society.
In the day a blood donation camp was organised in the IMA House in collaboration with Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital. The donated blood was handed over to blood transfusion officer Civil Hospital Dr Ramandeep Kaur.
Dr BS Mangat, Dr Avinash Jindal, Dr Vishal Garg, Dr Harish Kirpal and Sudhir Kumar from IMA Ludhiana donated the blood along with many others.
Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria mayor municipal corporation was the chief guest at the evening function. He was presented a memorandum concerning various problems faced by the doctors of the city. In his address he assured the doctors of full cooperation to address their issues. He felicitated several senior doctors of the city for their services to the Association, profession and the society.
Many doctors, their spouses and children presented music, dance and IMA House was brought alive with the cultural extravaganza.
Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria, Dr LS Chawla recipient of Dr BC Roy award and founder vice chancellor Baba Farid University of health sciences Punjab, Dr RK Sharma President and Dr Deepak Parasher Secretary IMA Ludhiana and other office bearers presented the Senior Doctors with certificate of honour and bouquets and lauded their role in serving IMA, society and humanity.
The audience was mesmerised by the melodious songs and Ghazals sung by many doctors.