HINDI poet and writer, former Left MLA from Bihar and feminist activist Ramanika Gupta passed away at the age of 89.
Ramanika Gupta was a tireless and lifelong fighter for the rights of Dalits and adivasis. She was the coordinator of the All India Tribal Literary forum. She was a Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly from 1979–1985.
CPI(ML) lowers its flag in tribute to this courageous and inimitable voice of change in literature, society and politics.