Gopal Prasad Sinha
Born
Patna, Bihar, India
OccupationNeurologist
Known forservice in the field of Neurology
SpouseIndira Sinha
ChildrenAjay Alok, Jaya Sinha Kumra
AwardsPadma Shri

Gopal Prasad Sinha is an Indian neurologist,[1] politician[2] and a member of the Institutional Ethical Committee of the Indian Council of Medical Research.[2][3] He was born and brought up in Patna, in the Indian state of Bihar and is an alumnus of Patna University.[4] He unsuccessfully contested in 2014 Indian Parliament elections from the Patna Sahib constituency under the Janata Dal (United) candidacy, against the incumbent Member of Parliament, Shatrughan Sinha.[5]

Sinha was married to late Indira Sinha, an educationist, and has a daughter, Jaya Sinha Kumra, and a son, Ajay Alok, who is a known politician from Bihar.[6] He is a 2004 recipient of the fourth highest Indian civilian award, Padma Shri for his services to the field of medicine.[7]

References

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  4. ^ "Patna University". Patna University. 2015. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Mahachaupal: JDU candidate Dr Gopal Prasad Sinha's agenda for Patna Sahib". YouTube video. Inext Live. 2 April 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Economic Times". Economic Times. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Padma Awards. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2015.