Obituary

Homage to Shameem Faizee

COMRADE Shameem Faizee, member of national secretariat of the CPI and editor of New Age, died on July 5, 2019 after an illness due to cancer. Faizee joined the CPI in 1965 in Nagpur and served the CPI in various journalistic capacities. He was the editor of Hayat, the Urdu journal of the CPI and was associated with various other Urdu publications. He was also the managing director of People’s Publishing House till his death.

Comrade Mangaleshwari Devi

CPI(M) expresses deep condolence on the demise of Comrade Mangaleshwari Devi. She was one of the first women hailing from tribal community to join the Left movement in the state. Comrade Devi, wife of former chief minister and eminent leader of the CPI(M), Comrade Dasarath Deb has contributed immensely to the Left and progressive movement in the state of Tripura.

 

Comrade Mohar Singh

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.

 

Comrade Nirupam Sen

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.

Amit Sengupta: Champion of the movement against drug patents in India

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.

Amit Sengupta

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).

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