Noted physician and writer Dr K L Chowdhury passes away

Noted Kashmiri physician and writer, Dr Kundan Lal Chowdhury passed away on Sunday, reports said.

A resident of Srinagar, Dr Chowdhury did his MBBS from Punjab University and MD from Delhi University. Besides, he also did a fellowship in Neurology from London.

Besides being a medical doctor, Dr Chowdhury also earned name as a noted writerwriter and journalist. His works won him several awards including ‘Kashmiri of the Year’ and Rajive Gandhi Shiromani award in 2007, ‘The Smiriti Samman’ of 2006, Prem Nath Bhat Amateur Journalist award 2004, and “Best Book Award for Excellence in Literature” in 2008.