January 16, 2014 01:19 PM

 Mumbai (Priyanka Kumari)

"Vashishth Narayan Singh" one of the the greatest Mathematician alive. When most of us are striving hard to get a visa for USA this man came back to India in 1972 to serve in academics. The mathematician who challenged works of Great Scientist Albert Einstein needs our attention. 1961: Passed matriculation from Bihar Board 1961: Admitted to the prestigious Science College, Patna 1963: Went to University of California, Berkley to study Mathematics under Prof. John L. Kelley 1963 - 1969: Pursued special MSc in Mathematics. 1969: Got PhD from University of California, Berkley, USA 1969: Joined NASA as an Associate Scientist Professor in Washington DC, USA 1969 - 1972: Remained in NASA 1972: Returned to India 1972: Joined as a Lecturer in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. 1972 - 1977: Joined as a lecturer in IIT Kanpur, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Bombay and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata. 1977: shows symptom of Mental illness, Schizophrenia, admitted to the mental hospital at Ranchi, then Bihar, now in Jharkhand. 1977 - 1988:under treatment. 1988- Left home without informing anyone. 1988 - 1992: There was no information about him. 1992-(Feb. Month): He was found in a poor condition in Siwan, Bihar. At Present-Staying in Home,under treatment. 2013 - Lives in complete anonymity with none to care for him. Can we learn to respect? Why do we always fail to respect true geniuses?  (as published on Face Book)

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