Please do read this story……..
When I came across the name of this person, I just Google about him.
The Painful Story of Great Mathematics made me to read about him .Here is some of texts I have taken up from the Google. It was published in some of newspapers of him.I would like to make a post of him and let’s make him famous .
I would like Government to take note of importance of Upcoming Mathematician & Scientists .They are one who tries to get rid of happy , joy and keeping doing research for the society.
Vashishtha Narayan Singh
Born : April 2, 1942 (age 73)
Place : Bhojpur, Bihar, India
He was a son of to Lal Bahadur Singh
and Lahaso Devi.
He received his primary and secondary
education from Netarhat Residential School and college education from Patna Science College. Dr Nagendra Nath, Principal of the college, also a Maths teacher, on getting complaints, one after the other about Vashishtha often disturbing the Maths classes by posing questions somewhat unrelated, summoned him to his office chamber one day. He was given a few difficult questions, much beyond the Intermediate class he was student of, to solve. Not only did he solve them promptly right in front of the Principal but also further showed his skill in solving each of them in ways more than one. Dr Nath was awestruck, stood still for a while in total disbelief for he was face to face with kind of prodigy he had never encountered before.
Then he was allowed by Patna University to appear in the two- year course of B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics in its very first year.
He received PhD on Reproducing Kernels and Operators with a Cyclic Vector from University of California, Berkeley, in 1969.
His doctoral advisor was John L. Kelley.
He married to Vandana Rani, an Army Officer’s daughter of Dr. Deep Narayan Singh in 1973 . Vashishtha Babu returned to Calcutta. His colleagues in ISI Calcutta were jealous of Vashishtha Babu. It was here that he suffered his #first attack of #mental breakdown. His family members arranged for his treatment as per their capacity.
#second #attack of #mental #breakdown
Vashishtha Babu suffered another
mental agony due to his divorce. At that time, doctors attributed his mental unbalance to this unfortunate happening. Dr. Vashishtha needed an Arundhati (A sage’s wife) but he got a woman who said, “You may be a worthy person, but you are not worthy of me”.
These cruel words of his wife broke the heart of a brilliant scientist. He has suffered from schizophrenia. After a few years of separated due to his illness and was treated in NIMHANS in Bangalore between 1983 and 1987. In 1988 he went missing and was traced back in 1992 as a homeless person near Siwan, Bihar , India.
After his PhD, he worked at NASA and then returned to India in 1973 to teach at ISI Kolkata, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and TIFR Bombay. In 2014 he was appointed as guest faculty in Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University (BNMU) in Madhepura as a visiting professor.
Even now, Vashishtha Babu keeps writing something or the other. We saw that he had scribbled some formulae, some dohas (couplets) from Ramayan and some abuses to the government.
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