K. P. Mathur
Known forPersonal physician to Indira Gandhi
AwardsPadma Shri

Krishna Prasad Mathur is an Indian physician who was the personal physician to Indira Gandhi, the former prime minister of India.[1] He was one of the last few people to meet her before the she was assassinated by Beant Singh and Satwant Singh on 31 October 1984.[2]

The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest Indian civilian honour of Padma Shri in 1984.[3]


  1. ^ "Gandhis out to lunch with former family physician". Deccan Herald. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Assassination of PM Indira Gandhi". 1984 Tribute. October 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2015.