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Dr Bhaba Kanta Sharma Memorial Oration held

By Correspondent

JALUKBARI, Dec 30 - The 2nd Dr Bhaba Kanta Sharma Memorial Oration was organised by the family of late Dr Sharma in collaboration with the Govt Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, at Phanidhar Dutta Seminar Hall, Gauhati University, on Tuesday.

The programme was organised to commemorate the contributions of Dr Sharma towards the spread and development of the Ayurvedic system of medicine and spread the message of health science among the general public to disseminate the principles of good health to strengthen the society.

The programme started with a mangalacharan by Dr Prajjalika Sarma, artist and ex- student of Govt Ayurvedic College, Guwahati. The welcome address was delivered by Prof Rama Kanta Sharma, head of the Department of Rasa Sashtra and Bhaisajya Kalpana, Govt Ayurvedic College, Guwahati. Floral tribute was paid by the guests and audience to Dr Sharma at the beginning of the function.

Inaugurating the programme, Acharya Bhrigugiri Maharaj of Panchakanya Dham, Basistha, Guwahati, narrated his experience with Dr Sharma. He threw light on the works of Dr Sharma and advised the young generation to follow his ideals to become good citizens of the country. He cited a number of examples to highlight the richness of the Indian culture.

As guests of honour, Prof Dilip Baruah, former principal, Cotton College, Guwahati, and Prof Bhabesh Das highlighted the dedication of Dr Sharma and praised the noble efforts of his family and the Govt Ayurvedic College to keep alive the memory of the contributions of such a person. They also cited a number of examples from ancient Indian literature, including Charaka Samhita, Susruta Samhita and Astanga Sangraha, to highlight the knowledge and studies made by Indians.

Delivering the oration on the topic, �Medical Education in India: From Historical Perspective,� Prof Dipak Kumar Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Kumar Bhaskar Barma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University, Nalbari, Assam, highlighted the course of gradual evolution of the medical education system from the prehistoric period till date. He also justified the richness of the Indian concept of health. In the lecture, Professor Sharma also mentioned different schemes launched by national and international organisations, Govt of India and State Governments for research and development of ancient Indian cultural heritage and the concepts of health and medicine. He invited every citizen to participate in the effort of providing health to all.

The programme concluded with the vote of thanks by Dr Naba Kanta Sharma, veterinary surgeon and the fourth son of Dr Bhaba Kanta Sharma.

The programme was anchored by Dr Neelakshi Dev Choudhury, lecturer, Govt Ayurvedic College, Guwahati. Antareep Sharma also spoke on the life of Dr Sharma.

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