Write a short note.
- Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis was born on 10th October 1910 at Solapur.
- When Japan had attacked China in 1937, the Chinese Government requested Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to send a team of doctors to attend the injured Chinese soldiers.
- Dr. Kotnis was the chief of the team of Indian doctors sent to China.
- He attended the Chinese soldiers for years but unfortunately died in China on 9th December 1942 in the plague epidemic.
- Dr. Kotnis by the virtue of his selfless work formed the bridge of friendship between India and China.
- The eminent Indian filmmaker, V. Shantaram made a film on his life, entitled Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani' which immortalized Dr. Kotnis' memory.
Concept: First World War (1914-1918 C.E.)
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