National Doctors' Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address medical fraternity tomorrow

National Doctors' Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address medical fraternity tomorrow

National Doctors' Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address medical fraternity tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the medical fraternity on the occasion of the National Doctors' Day on Thursday, officials said.

The event is being organised by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

The Doctors' Day is observed in the honour of noted doctor and former West Bengal chief minister Bidhan Chandra Roy, whose birth and death anniversaries fall on 1 July.

With the medical community playing a lead role in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the prime minister has been fulsome in praise for doctors and other medical professionals.