Mr Kumar Chettri

 Brief introduction of Mr. Kumar Chettri:
Mr Kumar Chettri in his mid 50’s is a simple, modest man from Gairigaon, Tung, Darjeeling. He works as a night guard in T.O.P (Town Out Post), Kureseong (a Sub division of Darjeeling) from 10 p.m. till 3 a.m. the next morning.He was born in Upper Turuk Busty, Banguda, Darjeeling.He shifted to his current residence around 22 years ago. His family members include his wife Mrs. Bacase Chettri and his three sons Mr. Rajesh Chettri, Mr. Raju Chettri and Mr. Roshan Chettri.
His Medical Career:
Mr. Kumar Chettri used to work as a night guard in the H.M.T  (Hindustan Machine Tools) factory. In the daytime he used to accompany the scientists of the Research Centre, Gairigaon, in search of local medicinal plants. It was during this period that he started realizing the importance of the plants around him which until then was of no or little value to him.Thus started his medical career. He started doing research on these plants. Having done so for a period of eight years, he started treating the patients in his locality. That was around sixteen years ago. Today, Mr. Chettri claims that he can treat patients suffering form ailments like Kidney Problem, Heart Problem, Epilepsy, Diabetes, Piles and Liver Jaundice.

Method and duration of treatment:After having examined the patient or his / her medical report and depending upon their problems he prepares the medicines. The ailments, their duration of treatment and number of successful treatments are listed below.

Ailment Duration of Treatment No of successful treatments
Kidney Problem approx. 13 to 18 days 1400 patients
Heart Problem approx. 5 weeks 17 patients
Epilepsy approx. 10 weeks 8 patients
Diabetes Control approx. 4 days 900 patients
Piles approx. 15 to 16 days 55 patients
Liver Jaundice approx. 6 weeks 20 patients
As told to Mr. Kesang.T.Bhutia and Mr. Rajesh Singh

 His aim in life:
His main aim in life is to serve mankind. So he charges minimum fees for treatment, just enough to earn him his daily bread and butter. He wants to be recognised as a good human being and a good doctor. He wants to keep alive this method of treatment. So he has already started imparting this knowledge to his wife and his three sons. He has room only for 2 patients in his house and if need be he asks his villagers to provide accommodation for patients from outside. Mr. Kumar has a dream of starting a small hospital near his house to accommodate at least 10 – 12 patients

Contact Address:
Mr Kumar Chettri,
P.O Tung,
District Darjeeling ,
West Bengal.
Pin Code – 734101.
Phone No. – 2242075 (R)

2244743 / 2244794 (O)
Consulting Days:

  • Tuesday   ( Between 12 noon to 5.30 p.m )
  • Thursday  ( Between 12 noon to 5.30 p.m )
  • Saturday  ( Between 12 noon to 5.30 p.m )
  • Sunday    (Between 12 noon to 5.30 p.m)

    On Monday and Wednesday he usually visits patients at their houses as far as Sikkim, Nepal and Bhutan.


Disclaimer : Please note that we are not advertising Mr.Kumar Chettri medications but only have objective to inform what we have searched through internet. Please be sure and confirm before consulting.


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