Write a short note. Dr. Kotnis - History

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Dr. Kotnis



  1. Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis was born on 10th October 1910 at Solapur.
  2. 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.
  3. Dr. Kotnis was the chief of the team of Indian doctors sent to China.
  4. He attended the Chinese soldiers for years but unfortunately died in China on 9th December 1942 in the plague epidemic.
  5. Dr. Kotnis by the virtue of his selfless work formed the bridge of friendship between India and China.
  6. The eminent Indian filmmaker, V. Shantaram made a film on his life, entitled Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani' which immortalized Dr. Kotnis' memory.
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Chapter 8: World Wars and India - Exercise Q.3 [Page 71]


Balbharati History 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 8 World Wars and India
Exercise Q.3 | Q 2 | Page 71

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