Noted ophthalmologist Dr Daljit Singh passed away today morning. Sources close to the family said he was suffering from a chronic disease and was bedridden for the past month. He was Aam Aadmi Party’s Lok Sabha candidate from Amritsar in 2014 polls and noted eye surgeon Dr Daljit Singh passes away today. He joined congress later on during Vidhan Sabha elections.He was 82. The government had awarded Dr Singh with Padma Shri in 1987. Dr Singh is known for his pioneering effort to introduce lens implants in the country. He is also known for inventing ‘plasma scalpel’ for glaucoma and cataract surgery along with a renowned ophthalmologist Dr Fugo of the US.
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