COM. RAMACHANDRA SINGH, OUR CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEMBER, PASSES AWAY

14 March 2018
OBITUARY

COM. RAMACHANDRA SINGH, OUR CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEMBER, PASSES AWAY

IT is very sad news for our whole party and friends, our Central Committee member comrade Ramachandra Singh who was active in party activities till 1st February night, passed away by 6 am on 2nd morning due to heart attack at his son’s house at Lucknow. His body was taken to his village, Bangarmau, Unnao, where it was cremated in the presence of leading party comrades from UP, party friends and relatives.

Com. Ramachandra Singh joined the communist revolutionary movement, inspired by the Naxalbari Uprising during his college days and consistently continued as a part of it. As an active cadre of the revolutionary movement, he participated in many struggles and was imprisoned for 13 years. After release from jail, he continued his activities in the peasant movement and joined the CPI(ML) Red Star in 2009. He was elected to the CC in 2011 Bhubaneswar Congress and re-elected in the 2015 Tenth Congress at Lucknow. In spite of a serious accident which seriously disabling his free movements, he was active still his last day in party activities. He has written a book explaining the history of the Naxalbari movement in UP.

The Party CC expresses its deep sorrow at his demise, which is a very big loss to the communist movement. The CC extends its heartfelt condolences to his family and his large number of friends. Red salute to our beloved comrade Ramachandra Singh.

The UP state committee of the party is organizing a memorial meeting at Lucknow on 7th March evening to remember comrades’ contributions to the revolutionary movement for the last five decades. 
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