Dwarkanath Kotnis Physician

Dwarkanath kotnis

Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis (October 10, 1910 in Solapur, Maharashtra, India – December 9, 1942, in China; Chinese: 柯棣华; pinyin: Kē Dìhuá; Devanagari: द्वारकानाथ शांताराम कोटणीस) was one of five Indian physicians dispatched to China to provide medical assistance during the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1938. Besides being known for his dedication and perseverance, he has also been regarded as an example for Sino-Indian friendship and collaboration. Along with the Canadian Dr. Norman Bethune, he continues to be revered by the Chinese people. In April 2005 both their graves were covered completely in flowers donated by the Chinese people during the Qingming Festival, a day used by the Chinese to commemorate their ancestors. Dwarkanath Kotnis was born to a lower middle class Marathi family in Solapur, Maharashtra, he had two brothers and five sisters. He studied medicine at the Seth G.S. Medical College of the University of Bombay. In 1937, after the Japanese invasion of China, the communist General Zhu De requested Jawaharlal Nehru to send Indian physicians to China.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 10th, 1910
Place of birth
Solapur
Date of death
December 9th, 1942 at age of 32
Place of death
China
Ethnicity
Indians in China
Religion
Hinduism

Education

1. King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College Colleges/University

King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College (Marathi: राजा एड्वर्ड (सातवे) स्मारक रुग्णालय व सेठ गोवर्धनदास सुंदरदास वैद्यकीय महाविद्यालय) is amongst the foremost teaching and medical care providing institutions in India. It was founded in 1926 in Mumbai. The Seth G.S. Medical College is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik and is consistently ranked as one of the most prestigious medical college in India.

Founded
1926
Headquarters
Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, 400012 - Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Notable alumni by gender

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2. University of Mumbai Colleges/University

The University of Mumbai, popularly known as MU, is a state university located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It was known as the University of Bombay until 1996 when the city of Bombay was renamed as Mumbai. The affiliated colleges of the university are spread throughout the city of Mumbai and four coastal districts in Maharashtra: Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg. The university offers Bachelors', Masters' and Doctoral degrees apart from Diplomas and Certificates in many disciplines.

Type Public university
Founded
1857
Headquarters
M.G. Road, 400 032 - Mumbai, Maharashtra
Local tuition
2011. 12 K Rs.
Official web page www.mu.ac.in
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