Bidhan Chandra Roy

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Former Chief Minister of West Bengal, India

Why Is Bidhan Chandra Roy Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Bidhan Chandra Roy MRCP, FRCS was an Indian physician, educationist, philanthropist, freedom fighter and statesman who served as Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1948 until his death in 1962. Bidhan Roy is often considered the maker of modern West Bengal due to his key role in the founding of several institutions and four eminent cities Durgapur, Kalyani, Bidhannagar and Ashoknagar. He is one of the few people in history to have become both a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and a Member of the Royal College of Physicians. In India, the National Doctors' Day is celebrated in his memory every year on the 1st of July. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour on 4 February 1961.

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