Hemlata Gupta

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Hemlata Gupta
BornIndia
Died(2006-05-13)13 May 2006
OccupationPhysician
Medical academic
Known forMedical academics
AwardsPadma Bhushan

Hemlata Gupta (d. 2006) was an Indian medical doctor and the director and head of the department of medicine at Lady Hardinge Medical College.[1] Gupta studied medicine at Lady Hardinge Medical College (Delhi University) where she later became a director.[2] In 1998 the Government of India awarded Gupta the third highest civilian honour, the Padma Bhushan, for her contributions to medical science.[3] She was unmarried and lived in New Delhi when she was found murdered on 13 May 2006 at her residence in Karol Bagh.[4][5] After years of investigation, the case, which attracted media attention, remains unsolved.[6][7]

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  1. ^ "Lady Hardinge Medical College - About the College". ICS Careers. 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Doctor killed in home near police station". Times of India. 14 May 2006. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Padambhushan lady doctor found murdered". The Tribune. 14 May 2006. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  5. ^ Singh, Karn Pratap (21 August 2012). "Tricksters try to grab dead Padma awardee's property". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  6. ^ Singh, Sumit Kumar (20 August 2012). "Land grabbers claim dead doc's house as their own". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 23 July 2016.

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