Sunday 5 June 2016

Sinha, an M A in English Literature from Patna University (1949), first became an English Lecturer at C M College, Darbhanga, then at Ranchi College, Ranchi, before joining Indian Police Service in 1952. 
Sinha served as Superintendent of Police, Champaran (1958–63) and Bhagalpur (1965-68), Superintendent of Railway Police, Muzaffarpur (1968–70) and Senior Superintendent of PoliceRanchi (1970–71), Deputy Inspector-General of Police and Member Secretary, Bihar Police Manual Revision Committee in June, 1971, Deputy Inspector - General of Police, Central Range, Patna (1974–77) and later D.I.G. of Police, Criminal Investigation Department till his death in harness on 7 November 1979. 
Sinha was awarded the Indian Police Medal in 1971 for his meritorious and distinguished services and was decorated with the President's Police Medal in August, 1979. 
Sinha was Founder-Editor of Bihar Police Patrika, the official organ of the Bihar Police, a mantle which he carried till his premature end.