AB Bardhan former CPI leader passed away


Former Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 92. In India, he was leading figure of the trade union movement and left politics and for maintaining the space for Communists in national politics he had played a key role.

About Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan:

  • AB Bardhan was born on September 25, 1925, in Sylhet in the Bengal Presidency of undivided India (now in Bangladesh).
  • He was the former general secretary of the communist party of India.
  • He had joined All India Students’ Federation (AISF) at Nagpur University in 1940 and also takes part in freedom movement as a member of the All India Students Federation (AISF).
  • He had won as an independent candidate in Maharashtra assembly polls in 1957.
  • He has serve as CPI’s general secretary for 16 years from 1996.
  • He had directed the CPI during the turbulent period of coalition politics at national level in the 1990s.
  • He was suffered a paralytic stroke in December 2015.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 8, 2016