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The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its deep grief at the passing away of Comrade Benoy Konar, a senior leader of the Party and the peasant movement. He died on September 14 a the age of 84. Benoy Konar became a member of the Communist Party in 1948. Like his elder brother Harekrishna Konar, he became fully involved in organizing the peasant movement in Burdwan. He led various struggles of the agricultural workers and poor peasants.
Sep. 15 2014
It has been the usual practice that such a direction is given whenever major national disasters destroy lives and property in various parts of the country. Following this practice, I would request you to please instruct the Rajya Sabha Secretariat to permit us to donate part of our MPLAD fund to assist the relief operations: Sitaram Yechury to Chairman Rajya Sabha
Sep. 13 2014

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