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Nitish pays floral tributes to Vashishtha Narayan, last rites to be performed with state honours

Patna, Nov 14 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today paid his floral tributes to legendary mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh and announced that his last rites would be performed with state honours.
In his condolence message, Mr Kumar said that Mr Singh was awarded Ph.D. in mathematics by Berkley`s California University in 1969. He said, Mr Singh had worked as a professor of mathematics in Washington and returned to India in 1971.
Mr Kumar said that Mr Singh had worked at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and Indian Statistical Institute (IIS), Kolkata and also as visiting professor in Bhupendra Narain Mandal University, Madhepura. He said the legendary mathematician had done research work on ‘cycle vector space theory’ bringing laurels to the nation and the state.
The CM said, Mr Singh`s death caused an irreparable loss to the state and the country adding that his last rites would be performed with full state honours.
Mr Kumar prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and adequate strength to his family members to withstand the loss.
Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi also expressed their sorrow over the demise of Mr Singh. They said Mr Singh would always be remembered for his amazing mastery over mathematics.
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