New UP Medical Colleges To Be Named After Saints, Sages, Freedom Fighters
The new medical colleges being opened in Uttar Pradesh will be named after saints, sages and freedom fighters.
Lucknow: All new upcoming medical and dental colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh will be named in honour of saints and sages, as per the most recent directive issued by the state government. The order comes soon after the decision to convert 4 district hospitals into medical colleges. The district hospitals being converted into medical colleges are located in Bijnor,...
Lucknow: All new upcoming medical and dental colleges in the state of Uttar Pradesh will be named in honour of saints and sages, as per the most recent directive issued by the state government.
The order comes soon after the decision to convert 4 district hospitals into medical colleges.
The district hospitals being converted into medical colleges are located in Bijnor, Fatehpur, Chandauli, and Siddharth Nagar.
Sri Alok Kumar, the principal secretary of medical education took to social media to announce that the above mentioned 4 district medical colleges were named after saints and sages and henceforth, all medical institutions in the state will be named to honour the memory of saints, sages and freedom fighters.
The Bijnor medical college has been named after Mahatma Vidur, a philosopher during the Mahabharata era and uncle of the Pandavas and Kauravas.
The Chandauli medical college has been named after Baba Keenaram, said to be the founder of the Aghori sect.
The Siddharth Nagar district hospital will be called Madhav Prasad Tripathi Medical College after the BJP politician from the region. Tripathi, popularly known as Madhav Babu, was also the first Uttar Pradesh BJP chief. He was elected MP from Domariyaganj in 1977, in addition to being two times Jan Sangh MLA and also a member of the UP legislative council.
The Fatehpur hospital has been named Amar Shaheed Jodha Singh Ataiya Thakur Dariyawn Singh Medical College, after the freedom fighter of 1857.
It is said that he was among the first to use Guerrilla warfare against the British, as taught by freedom fighter Tatya Tope.
Meanwhile, according to official sources, the medical college in Deoria will be named after Maharishi Devraha Baba and the medical college of Ghazipur in the name of Maharishi Vishwamitra, reports DT Next
The medical college of Mirzapur will be in the name of Maa Vindhyavasini, the medical college of Pratapgarh in the name of Dr Sonelal Patel and the medical college of Etah will be named after Veerangana Avantibai Lodhi.
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