New Delhi, 21st April 2013
I.I.H.P. Delhi State Branch (DSB) celebrated the 258th birth anniversary of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann on 21st April 2013 at the Civil Services Officers Institute (CSOI), K.G. Marg, New Delhi.
The evening started with the screening of a very interesting & gripping documentary movie, Ek Ruka Hua Faisla. With some of the finest actors from the theatre industry, the movie gave an insight to 12 peculiar personalities of human beings which were reflected in the 12 Jurors, as they deliberated on the crime. Interestingly, the personalities were then picked up from Materia Medica.
The learned audience enjoyed the movie & was able to identify core personalities of drugs like Nux vomica, Arsenic album, Kali carb, Staphysagaria, Lachesis etc.
The festive evening became more joyous by the presence of dignitaries like Dr. Alok Kumar, Advisor (Homoeopathy), Dept. of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. R.K. Manchanda, Director General, Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, Dr. K.K. Juneja, Chairman, Delhi State Homoeopathic Board, Dr. V.K. Chauhan, Principal, Dr. B.R. Sur Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Delhi. Dr. S.S. Kulkarni, Principal, Shri Bhagwan Homoeopathic Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra was also present as a special guest.
The Central Executive Committee of IIHP was represented by the presence of Dr. Man Singh, National Vice- President (Center) & Dr. Darshan Kumar, National Finance Secretary.
All the guests were welcomed with bouquets. The guests then garlanded the bust of Dr. Hahnemann & addressed the audience, expressing their thoughts & concerns over the status of Homoeopathy in Delhi. Dr. V.K. Chauhan emphasized upon having a thorough knowledge of Medicine along with Materia Medica, considering the fact that diagnosis & prognosis is an integral part of homoeopathic treatment. Dr. R.K. Manchanda stressed upon the need for a research oriented clinical practice which would further strengthen the base of homoeopathic system of medicine. Dr. V.K. Khanna, President, Delhi State Branch thanked all the guests for sparing their valuable time for this exuberant evening.
Members of Delhi State Branch were then delighted as it was time to officially launch the website of Delhi State Branch. With a single click by Dr. R.K. Manchanda along with Dr. V.K. Khanna, the website of Delhi State Branch was launched & was applauded by all present in the room. The audience was informed about various aspects of the website by Dr. Mayank Mawar, General Secretary who further appreciated & thanked Dr. Saurav Arora, Joint Secretary for his sincere hard work in bringing this website to reality. Anything & everything related to Delhi State Branch can be now found at www.iihpdelhi.wordpress.com.
The audience was then briefed about the rare achievement of Dr. V.K. Gupta, National Advisor, IIHP who has been conferred with the coveted Padma Shri by the Govt. of India. The entire house applauded for Dr. V.K. Gupta & extended their good wishes for this exceptional personality. The evening ended with some informal interaction over dinner amongst the guests present on the joyous occasion.