Former CPI-M MP dead

Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist veteran and former MP Dipen Ghosh breathed his last here on Sunday morning. He was 82.

The former editor of CPI-M mouthpiece ‘Ganashakti’ was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 1981 and served for 12 years. He was also leader of his parliamentary party between 1984 and 1986.

A prolific writer, he contributed to numerous magazines and periodicals and served as the editor of ‘Ganashakti’ from 1998-2002.

Ghosh remained the editorial board member and a regular columnist of CPI-M state committee’s weekly mouthpiece ‘Deshhitaishi’ till his death.

–IANS

mgr/bdc/tsb/dg

Top