Comrade Harhangi Prasad AND Comrade Ram Singh Khatri

Comrade Harhangi Prasad

Comrade Harhangi Prasad, a veteran Party comrade, passed away on 2nd May, 2008 at the Gorakhpur Medical College. He suffered a heart attack. He associated himself with the CPI(ML) since 1973. He was also associated with the Employees’ Union of the Medical College. He was employed at the Gorakhpur Medical College and only few months were left for his retirement. The Party Committee of Gorakhpur cremated his body and bid him a farewell. We pay our tributes to Comrade Harhangi Prasad who was always a sincere soldier of the Party 

Comrade Ram Singh Khatri

Veteran Party leader and active member of CPI(ML) in Bhind district of MP Comrade Ram Singh Khatri passed away after a prolonged bout of cancer on 23 May 2008. He was 72. He joined the Party in the late 1960s in the wake of the Naxalbari movement. Hailing from Allahabad, he settled in Bhind. When the first UP State Conference of CPI(ML) was held in leadership of Com. Charu Mazumdar he was the only member from MP who was asked to attend the Conference as a Delegate and he did so. Later, in association with Comrades Shivkumar Mishra and Dada Shambhunath he contributed to developing Party work. It is thanks to his spirited efforts that Party structure came in Bhind also. One of his important roles was to arrange secret meetings apart from providing shelters for the comrades.

Com. Ram Singh Khatri was a Delegate at the IPF founding Conference also and later was secretary of the IPF, Bhind dist. till IPF’s dissolution. He was also associated actively with Indo-China Friendship Society and PUCL.

People turned out in large numbers to pay their homage at the cremation. Red Flag was wrapped around his body and floral tributes were paid by Party members and Com. Devendra Singh Chauhan, Central Control Commission member.

Central Committee Member Com. Prabhat Kumar and all 32 members attending the Party Training Camp in Bhind visited his house on 31 May and expressed condolences to the bereaved family. The Training Camp observed two minutes’ silence in his memory and everyone took a pledge to follow the ideals set by the departed comrade.

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