Srinagar, April 12: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on
Friday held a condolence meeting at Government Medical College
(GMC), Srinagar to mourn the sad demise of noted pediatrician Dr
He was operated 20 days back at Artemis Hospital Gurgaon for
brain tumor and was shifted to Naryana Hospital Jammu where he
breathed his last today at 11 am. He was 79.
Paying rich tributes to the deceased, DAK President Dr Nisar ul
Hassan prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and expressed
heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family.
Saddened over the death, DAK President said it is a great loss to
the medical fraternity and his death has resulted in a great void in
the field of medicine.
“Born in Dardapora Kreeri area of Baramulla, Dr Daljit was a man
of impeccable integrity,” he said.
“A medical luminary, Dr Daljit graduated from Indore Medical
College and after completing his post graduation joined GMC
Srinagar and became Professor of Pediatrics,” Dr Nisar said.
“He underwent fellowship in neonatology at United Kingdom and
established the department of neonatology at Pediatric hospital. He
was instrumental in shaping the neonatal care services in Kashmir
Valley,” Dr Nisar stated.
“His commitment to the welfare of people of the state was
commendable. He rendered his services to the people of the state at
a time when many doctors left them to fend for themselves,” Dr
“His contributions in the field of pediatrics will be remembered for
all times to come. He was a compassionate and empathetic doctor
because of which he was very popular among patients. He will be
sorely remembered by everyone whose lives he touched,” Dr Nisar