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. He joined the headquarters of World Peace Council in Helsinki as its president and played an important role during the cold war period.