CM gives approval to rename Creek Lane to Dr R Ahmed Sarani
Kolkata: Accepting the request of the Bengal chapter of the Indian Dental Association (IDA) to rename Creek Lane, situated adjacent to the old building of R Ahmed Dental College after Dr R Ahmed, the father of Indian dentistry, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has given her nod for the same. Sources in the IDA, Bengal chapter, said the Chief Minister has given her approval and the same will be effective from December 24 which will be observed as National Dentist Day to commemorate 127 birth anniversary of Padma Bhushan Dr R Ahmed. IDA has expressed its gratitude towards the Chief Minister for approving the renaming of Creek Lane as Dr R Ahmed Sarani. The National Dentist Day will be observed through various programmes organised by the IDA, Bengal chapter, in association with IDA Kolkata city branch.