Dr M.N.Sarkar,a golden personality, who created a golden era for Calcutta National Medical College. To commemorate his memory,this oration was started in the year 1991,on the occasion of 40th Reunion of CNMC.
Dr Subhas Mukhopadhyay is considered to be the pioneer of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in India which lead to the birth of "Durga"(Kanupriya Agarwal) on 3rd October 1978.Only 67 days earlier "Loise Browne",the world' s first IVF baby (test tube baby popularly known as) was born in England due to the pioneering work of Prof.Robert G.Edwards,Physiologist and Dr Patrik Steptoe,Gynaecologist. Prof.Robert G.Edwards was conferred the Nobel Prize in 2010,while Dr Mukhopadhyay received non recognition and humiliation from different corners.
Since 2012 we have introduced this oration in the memory of Dr Subhas Mukhopadhyay,one of our great Alumnus.
Dr Susanta Kumar Basu,was a legendary gynecologist & obstetrician and a kind hearted person.He was the Organising Secretary of Reunion 1966 and the President of Golden Jubilee Reunion 2001.To commemorate his memory Alumni Association has started this oration from 2021.
Dr N K Pal was a distinguished teacher,excellent surgeon, academician,great clinician and able organiser.To commemorate his memory this oration was started in the year 2014,on the 15th day of November