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Dr B C Roy remembered with rich tribute

1ST July 2022
The Cricket Association of Bengal today celebrated the 140th Birthday of Dr B C Roy by garlanding his bust at the Club House named after him and paid rich tribute to the former chief minister of West Bengal.
On this occasion, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: “We are very happy that as promised on this day last year we have been able to complete the season successfully even with the third wave of Covid. The League finals are being played and the season has gone by without any player contacting the virus which is a huge testament to our commitment towards the well being of our players. Very soon we will tie up with a medical institute to do health check-ups for all registered players as health today is the priority.”

CAB Hony Secretary Snehasish Ganguly said: “Today is also celebrated as Doctor’s Day. We are happy to announce that health camps for the players would be organized soon like every year to make sure that they are in prime condition when the next season kicks off. We are very happy to have completed the season without any incident.”
British Deputy High Commissioner to East and North East India Nick Low and Director East and North East India British Council Dr Debanjan Chakrabarti, who were present on the occasion to announce the launch of a Communication Programme for the budding cricketers, also paid tribute to the legendary physician.

Earlier, Mr. Avishek Dalmiya hoisted the Association flag, in presence of Mr. Snehasish Ganguly, CAB Vice-President Naresh Ojha, CAB Treasurer Debasish Ganguly and other committee members. Then CAB members paid tribute to Dr B C Roy.
On this occasion three doctors were felicitated by Medical Committee Chairman Pradip Kr Dutta.

Arindam Basu