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Purvottar Ke Sitare: Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, A State-Of-The-Art Eye Hospital In Northeast

BY Edit Platter Desk | PUBLISHED: 17 August 2017

Purvottar Ke Sitare is one of our flagship programmes, in which every week we will introduce you to someone special, who has worked tirelessly for the betterment of India’s northeastern region or achieved something significant as an individual.

In the latest episode, our Editor-in-Chief Sanjeev Srivastava introduces you to Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, an eye hospital run by a doctor couple in Guwahati where thousands of patients from across the country are receiving world class treatment. Under the leadership of Dr. Harsha Bhattacharjee, the founder Medical Director and a trustee of the organization, and Kasturi Bhattacharjee, Senior Consultant and Academic Coordinator, the state-of-the-art hospital has restored the eyesight of as many as five lakh people in the last two decades.

Watch their inspiring story here:

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Source - Sanjeev Srivastava / Edit Platter

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