Comrade Romesh Chandra is No More

COMRADE Romesh Chandra, former president of World Peace Council died in Mumbai in the afternoon of July 4, 2016.Comrade Romesh Chandra joined the freedom struggle as a student leader. Later he became the member of Communist Party. He was a member of the National Executive of the CPI. For a period, he was also the editor of New Age, central organ of CPI.Comrade Romesh Chandra all through his life was active in the peace moment.

Comrade Mohammed Nizamuddin

THE secretariat of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) expressed its profound grief at the passing away of Comrade Mohammed Nizamuddin, veteran trade union leader from West Bengal, general secretary of the All India Beedi Workers’ Federation and a member of the all India working committee of CITU. He passed away in Kolkata on June 21, 2016 at the age of 83.

CPI(M) Condoles the Death of Comrade Kanti Biswas

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on April 28, 2016THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) deeply mourns the death of Comrade Kanti Biswas, a veteran Communist leader,   chairman of the West Bengal CPI(M) state control commission, who expired on the night of April 27 after a month’s treatment in a hospital in Kolkata. He was 84 years old. Comrade Biswas was born in a poor peasant family of Faridpur in undivided Bengal.

Comrade Ashok Ghosh

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement on March 3.THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its profound sorrow at the death of Comrade Ashok Ghosh, veteran leader of the All India Forward Bloc.Comrade Ashok Ghosh, inspired by Subhas Chandra Bose, joined the freedom movement at a young age. He had participated in the Quit India movement. He headed the West Bengal unit of the Forward Bloc since 1952.

Central Committee Condoles ONV Kurup

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) issued the following statement on February 14, 2016.THE Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) pays homage to the memory of poet and lyricist ONV Kurup.A winner of the Jnanpith award, ONV Kurup, was part of the progressive and Left movement in Kerala and wrote some of the most remembered poems and film lyrics. His association with the Kerala People’s Arts Club and the penning of several songs for it made some of its plays memorable.

Red Salute to Martyr Comrade Swapan Malik

THE All India Kisan Sabha, in a statement issued on February 15, has strongly condemned the killing of Comrade Swapan Malik by TMC goons at Raina Block of Burdwan District on February 11 during a protest by peasants and agricultural workers against the anti-people Mamata Banerjee regime. TMC goons attacked with weapons and bombs when a massive rally was held demanding ration cards for the poor peasants and agricultural workers. Many people were injured in the attack. Com Swapan Malik, a poor farmer who was an activist of the Kisan Sabha was killed in their attack.

Professor Randhir Singh

Professor Randhir Singh, Marxist thinker, activist and teacher passed away on January 31, 2016, at the age of 94. His immense popularity as a teacher gave him almost a cult status, which however remained irrelevant to him personally. It was his activism, combined with his intellectual engagement as a communist ideologue, that was relevant for him.

Glowing Tributes Paid to Com Rattan Singh

GLOWING tributes were paid to Comrade Rattan Singh, veteran CPI(M) leader of Punjab who had expired on December 16, 2015 at Chandigarh, at a condolence meeting held at Derabasi on January 5, 2016.A large number of  party members , leaders of other political parties from Punjab and hundreds of party sympathisers and  people from surrounding villages participated  in the condolence meeting . S Ramachandran Pillai, Polit Bureau member of CPI(M) specially reached Derabasi to pay tributes to the veteran leader.


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