JALUKBARI, June 13 - The Department of Agada Tantra and Vidhi Ayurveda of Govt Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, organised the 1st Late Dr MC Karmakar memorial oration recently in the college seminar hall, according to a press release here today. Dr Karmakar was professor and head of the Department of Swasthavritta of the college.
In his inaugural speech, Dr Bhabesh Das, Principal, Govt Ayurvedic College highlighted the activities of late Dr Karmakar for the benefit of the ayurvedic system of medicine.
Dr Das praised the Department of Agada Tantra & Vidhi Ayurveda for arranging the programme to commemorate a teacher who dedicated himself to the spread of knowledge and development of the ayurvedic system of medicine. He also laid stress on acquiring knowledge of forensic medicine along with other branches of medical science to become a good doctor.
Delivering the oration on the topic �Discrepancy between assumption in inquest & post �mortem findings � often a dilemma�, Prof Pratap Chandra Sarma, retired head of the Department of Forensic Medicine, Gauhati Medical College, cited a number of interesting experiences when he was performing post-mortem.
Prof Sarma stressed perfect knowledge of the medical practitioners if they want to serve society better. He said that, especially in the practice of forensic medicine one has to utilise his knowledge and intelligence so as to avoid trouble. �We are to learn how to understand the language of the dead body to write a good post-mortem report, which can help the court of law to give appropriate justice to the citizens,� was the advice of Prof Sarma to the medical practitioners of all disciplines.
After the deliberation, the teachers, doctors, PG and UG students and internee doctors of the college and hospital, and people from the audience desk, took active part in the discussion.