The text of the condolence resolution at the 23rd Party Congress of the CPI(M).
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its deep grief at the passing away of Comrade R Umanath, veteran leader of the Party at Tiruchirapalli. He was aged 92 years. R Umanath was a member of the Central Committee of the Party from 1978 to 2012. He was elected a member of the Polit Bureau in 1991 and served in that capacity till 2008. He served as a member of the Tamilnadu State Committee and Secretariat of the Party for several decades.The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) pays homage to the memory of this outstanding communist leader. It conveys its heartfelt condolences to his daughters U Vasuki and Nirmala Ravi.
The extended meeting of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) pays homage to the memory of Comrade Shantimoy Bhattacharjee, member of the West Bengal State Committee of the Party and Secretary of its South Parganas district Committee.
Comrade Bhattacharjee joined the undivided Communist Party in 1951. Later on, he joined the CPI(M) when it was formed in 1964. He became a member of the undivided 24 Parganas district in 1972. When the district was divided into North and South, he became a member of the South Parganas District Committee in 1986. He became secretary of the District Committee and a member of the West Bengal State committee in 2002, positions he held till his death.
A dedicated and committed communist, Shantimoy Bhattacharjee led a very simple life. He was jailed several times and remained underground for a long period.
This extended meeting of the Central Committee pays tributes to his memory.