Professor Ajita Chakraborty

  • Malay Kumar Ghosal Professor, Dept of Psychiatry Medical College, Kolkata
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Professor Ajita Chakraborty belonged to a rare breed of individuals who was an academician and a good human being at the same time. She was born in preindependent India on 31st October, 1926. She went to study medicine and graduated from Medical College, Bengal. She went to England to get her higher studies and got her DPM and MRCP, FRCP. She came back to India after spending almost a decade in England. She was the first qualified female psychiatrist in India.