THE Centre of Indian Trade Unions, in a statement issued on May 7, has expressed its deep sorrow at the shocking demise of Comrade N Venkateswarlu (Kiran), general secretary of Telangana United Electricity Employees Union and office bearer of EEFI. He breathed his last in the early hours of May 7, 2019 in a hospital in Hyderabad after fighting cancer for the last one year.
VETERAN CPI(M) leader Subodh Das passed away at G B Pant Hospital in Agartala on February 24 after remaining bed-ridden for several months. He was 74. A former member of the CPI(M) Tripura state committee and a former minister in the third Left Front government, Das was a bachelor.
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its deep grief at the passing away of Comrade Mohar Singh, former member of the Central Committee and former secretary of Himachal Pradesh state committee of the Party. He died on January 11 at the age of 68.
CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statements on December 24
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses deep grief at the passing away of Comrade Nirupam Sen, former member of the Polit Bureau and an outstanding leader of the Party. He died on December 24 after a prolonged illness at the age of 72.
AFTER the accidental death of Dr Amit Sengupta on November 28, glowing tributes were rightfully paid to him for his significant contribution to people’s health movement. However, his outstanding contribution to formulating the Patent Act,1970 and thereby bringing down the price of life-saving drugs in the country has skipped the attention of many.
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) pays homage to the memory of Comrade G Veeraiyan, former member of the Tamil Nadu state committee of the Party who died on November 18. He was 86.
DR. Amit Sengupta, a leading activist in the science and health movements, died tragically on December 28, 2018 in a swimming accident off the coast of Goa. He had turned 60 earlier this year. He is survived by his wife Tripta Narang, who is currently working with several international media outlets, and their son, Arijit Sengupta, pursuing BSc Mathematics at Shiv Nadar University.
CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on November 29
DR Amit Sengupta, a leading figure in the people’s science and public health movements, died in tragic circumstances in Goa on November 28. Amit Sengupta was the former general secretary of the All India People’s Science Network and convenor of the Jan Swastya Abhiyan (People’s Health Movement).
CPI(M) Tamil Nadu pays rich tributes to the departed senior leader of the Party
COMRADE G Veeraiyan, a senior leader of CPI(M) in Tamil Nadu and a leading light of the peasant movement in the state for the last 60 years breathed his last in the early hours on November 18 at Sithadi village near Kudavasal of Thiruvarur district after a brief illness. He was 86.
CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on August 8
THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its profound grief at the death of a veteran of the Dravidian movement, DMK President and a stalwart of Tamil Nadu politics, M Karunanidhi. He was chief minister of Tamil Nadu five times. He was elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly thirteen times without losing a single one.