Red Salute to Comrade Bela Rani

Senior CPIML member of Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh) Comrade Bela Rani (Mataji) passed away on 9 June 2024. Comrade Bela Rani played a vital role in leading the farmers movements in Pilibhit in the 1970s, despite facing all the repression. Later she and her husband, Comrade Jhanjan Lal (Chhote Mahashay Ji) left CPI and joined CPI(ML).

Comrade Dinesh Singh

A veteran party member and trade union leader in Delhi comrade Dinesh Singh succumbed to severe heat stroke on 2 June 2024. He was hospitalised in the Safdarjang Hospital after he developed symptoms of heat stroke on 30 May, which was the hottest day of the season. Despite all efforts he could not be saved.

Comrade Atul Kumar Anjan

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Comrade Atul Kumar Anjan, Member, CPI National Secretariat and leader of All India Kisan Sabha (Ajoy Bhawan). He was the member of national coordination committee of Samyukta Kisan Morcha. Comrade Atul Anjan started his political journey during his students days. He was the president of the Lucknow University Students Union in the decade of seventies.

Comrade Gopal Prasad

Comrade Gopal Prasad, legendary leader of the urban poor in Ara and former member of the Ara Municipal Corporation, passed away on May 1. He was a pillar of strength for CPIML in Bhojpur. Red Salute to Comrade Gopal Prasad.

More power to his revolutionary legacy.

Jaiprakash Singh

Comrade Jaiprakash Singh, 77, passed away on 5 April in Begusarai. A large number of left activists and supporters bid him final farewell to this veteran communist who began his activism during the student’s movement of 1967. During that time, he came in contact with CPIML leader Kamleshwari Rai and became a part of the Naxalbari struggle. He had been a committed crusader since then for the left politics and people’s issues. He was the Indian People’s Front’s Begusarai district secretary in 1980.

Comrade Dukhi Pasu

Comrade Dukhi Pasi from Bhadaura block of Ghazipur district in UP passed away on March 24. For decades, he had played a role in strengthening the struggles of the poor under the red flag against the feudal-criminal attacks.

The life and legacy of Comrade Dukhi Paswan represents the unwavering commitment to the cause of justice and against oppression. He also gave his land for the building of the party office. His demise is a great loss for the party and the people.

Comrade Ramashish Sah

Comrade Ramashish Sah, a veteran communist and senior leader of CPIML in Darbhanga district and former mukhiya of Madhopur Panchayat, passed away on March 27. Born on 5 August 1942 in a farmer family, he joined the communist movement at the spark of Telangana farmers in Mithilanchal. He, along with Bhogendra Jha, Abdul Salam, Vijaykant Thakur and others, raised the red flag after leaving his job as a teacher. 

Comrade Ramswarth Singh

Comrade Ramswarth Singh, 62, passed away in the wee hours of 14 March at a hospital in Patna where he was undergoing treatment for cancer. An old timer, he came into the party's contact in 1980 and formally joined as a member two years later. He worked as a full-time activist for a long time and was Bihar Pradesh Kisan Sabha’s Vaishali district secretary and state council member. He was CPIML district secretary from 1988 to 1991 as well as a member of North-West Bihar regional committee. Comrade Ramswarth Singh always stood firmly with the party.