Obituary

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).

Tamil Nadu: Veteran Peasant Leader Comrade G Veeraiyan Passes Away

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.

Homage to M Karunanidhi

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.

Ashok Mitra: Moments and Memories

IT was a memorial meeting with a difference. In fact, it was a celebration of the extra-ordinary rich life of a multi-faceted personality, Leftist thinker, and finance minister in the Left Front goverment of West Bengal, columnist, author, academician, planner, and bureaucrat – all rolled into one. The meeting took place at the Constitution Club, New Delhi on May 26.

JAKKA VENKAIAH

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on May 30

THE Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) mourns the passing away of Comrade Jakka Venkaiah, veteran leader of the Party in Andhra Pradesh and a former member of the Central Committee.

Jakka Venkaiah played a key role in building the Communist Party in Nellore district. He began the agricultural workers organisation and led many struggles.

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