Martin Honigberger, an amateur Homoeopathic clinician, started homoeopathy in India in the year 1839. The, then, Bengal Government recognized the popularity gained by homoeopathy and in 1941. The state faculty of Homoeopathic Medicine was formed. India got independence in 1947 with divided Bengal 1963 was the year, when the West Bengal Homoeopathic system of medicine Act. 1963 (West Bengal Act. XXXIII of 1963) was passed. 1st August, 1964 is the red letter day. On that very day, Govt. of West Bengal, constituted and formed The Council of Homoeopathic Medicine West Bengal, The oldest Council of India.