Test tube baby pioneer gets state recognition 4 decades after death – ET HealthWorld

Kolkata: Forty years after his death, the pioneer of test tube baby, Subhash Mukhopadhay, finally gets recognition from the state. The Mamata Banerjee government issued an order on Friday to name the NRS Boys Hostel after this ex-teacher of physiology, install his bust on the campus and preserve the room used by him. On June 19, 1981, the architect of the world’s second and India’s first test tube baby had ended his life in his Southern Avenue flat. Mukhopadhyay’s life (or death) inspired filmmaker Tapan Sinha to make “Ek Doctor…

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