Arunoday Mondal
NationalityIndian
Other namesSundarbaner Sujon
OccupationPhysician
Awards
Padma Shri riband
Padma Shri (2020)
Websitehttp://sujan-sundarban.org/

Arunoday Mondal, popularly known as Sundarbaner Sujan, is an Indian physician from West Bengal.[1] He was conferred with Padma Shri in 2020 for his contribution in medicine.[2]

Biography

Mondal lives at 246 Bangur Avenue , Block B in North 24 Parganas.[3] He was a physician of Dr. B.C. Roy Memorial Hospital for Children. He quit his job in 1980 and started to give treatments to his patients from his chamber at Birati.[4]

Every Saturday Mondal went to Sahebkhali, a village of North 24 Parganas.[1] He had to travel 6 hours to reach there.[citation needed] He starts his treatment there in Sunday.[1] 80% of his patients are poor[5].[citation needed] He provides them free treatment and medicine.[6] After serving all day he returns to his home at night.[3]

Mondal treated more than 4,000 people.[7] He established there a charitable clinic in 2000 which name is Sujan.[6] He also conducts medical camps and blood donation camps for the people of the villages of Sundarban.

Mondal was conferred with Padma Shri in 2020 for his contribution in medicine.[8][9]

References

  1. ^ a b c "পদ্মশ্রী পেলেন বাংলার চিকিত্‍সক অরুণোদয় মণ্ডল, 'সুন্দরবনের সুজন'". Dailyhunt (in Bengali). 26 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  2. ^ "From Arun Jaitley to Karan Johar: Here's full list of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri awardees 2020". Deccan Herald. 25 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  3. ^ a b "সুন্দরবনের প্রত্যন্ত এলাকায় চিকিৎসা পৌঁছে দিয়ে পদ্মশ্রী পেলেন ডাক্তার অরুণোদয়". Hindustan Times (in Bengali). 25 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  4. ^ "পদ্মশ্রী সম্মানে উজ্জ্বল 'অরুণোদয়'-এর আলোয় ভাসল সুন্দরবন". The Indian Express (in Bengali). 26 January 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  5. ^ Bhaskar, Sonia (16 June 2022). "Meet The Padma Shri Award-Winning Doctor Who Treats The People Of Sundarbans Free Of Cost". NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth Swachh India. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  6. ^ a b "Sundarbans Doctor, Guwahati Veterinarian Among Padma Shri Awardees". NDTV. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Muslim bhajan singer, 'Langar Baba', Sundarban doctor among Padma award winners". The Times of India. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Full list of 2020 Padma awardees". The Hindu. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Padma Awards announced; posthumous honour for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj". The Times of India. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.