Comrade Parul Debnath

a member of the party’s Khoribari (Darjeeling) local committee and popular leader of women’s struggles, passed away untimely of an unfortunate domestic accident on 27 February.

She had been an activist of the CPI(ML) led by Kanu Sanyal for nearly a decade, joining CPI(ML) Liberation in 2004. A mid-day meal worker, she was popular as a radical activist, and was always prompt and bold in intervening on issues of women’s rights and violence on women. She passed away soon after returning from the party’s West Bengal State Conference.

A memorial meeting was held for Comrade Parul at Mailanijot in Phansidewa block on 18 March, attended by a large number of local people, as well as by CPI(ML) CCM Comrade Abhijit Majumdar, State Committee member Comrade Basudev Bose, AIPWA State President Comrade Gauri De, and Jalpaiguri district secretary Comrade Subrata Chakravarty.

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