Obituary

Comrade Naveen

In the morning of 6 December 2017, Comrade Satyadev Prasad (known as Naveen Ji and as Shivkumar Ji inside the party) passed away in village Ajhokuppa in Rupauli block in Purnea district of Bihar, in a party supporter Comrade Veena Devi’s home. Comrade Naveen had been ailing for some years.

Comrade Naveen joined the party in his youth – in the decade of the 70s. He became a wholetimer of the party right from the beginning, living and working in the Badh (Patna district) and later in Mokama district among landless peasants.

Comrade Khudan Mallick

Leader of the Naxalbari movement comrade Khudan Mallick died on 29 November 2017 in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital where he was admitted after a lung infection. A very popular peasant organiser, he was also in the CPI(ML)’s delegation which visited China in September 1967.