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I do not know Prof. Bhugra personally, but he was college president at the time i attained membership and hence headed our membership ceremony. I wish to pay tribute to all he did for our college during the Modernising Medical Careers debacle. Largely due to his astute leadership and experiences, a lot of careers survived intact and now our college and specialty is stronger for it. He is a beacon who made us believe in ourselves and focus on our service to humanity. I remain in awe of his achievements and would want him, now in his emeritus years, to know know how grateful and indebted we all are.