(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
January 24, 2010
Workers Association (
THE Indian community in
Jyoti Basu was born on July 8,
1914, studied law in
His immense contribution to the
Left and democratic
movement and to the strengthening the federal structure of
Comrade Basu led by example and became a pillar for democracy; he challenged the extremes of Left adventurism and the fascistic communalism on the right. His courage and conviction in trusting the people were perhaps best illustrated when he personally went on to the streets and neighbourhoods of Calcutta to protect the Sikhs and other minorities from the attacks following the Indian prime minister Mrs Indira Gandhi’s assassination in New Delhi in October 1984.
Comrade Jyoti Basu visited
In dipping our scarlet banner,
we pay our humble
respects to this giant of
ON behalf of the Bangladesh
Solidarity Organisation (AAPSO), we convey our heartfelt condolence on
demise of Comrade Jyoti Basu, a legendary leader of the progressive and
communist movement of
Comrade Jyoti Basu dedicated his entire life to the people’s struggle against colonialism, imperialism, capitalist exploitation and communalism, and for democracy, peace and progress. The Bangladesh AAPSO remembers his tremendous contribution in building communal harmony following the heinous incident of the demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992.
The Bangladesh Afro-Asian People
Organisation recalls with pride his activities in building peace,
As a true internationalist,
Comrade Jyoti Basu played
a significant role in the process of water sharing agreement between
We pay our revolutionary red salute to Comrade Jyoti Basu who will continue to live amongst us in our struggle for peace, freedom and progress.
We also extend our deep sympathy to his bereaved family, friends, comrades and his beloved party.
Indo-Canadian Workers Association of
ALL members of the Indo-Canadian Workers Association of Canada are deeply saddened over the passing away of our beloved Comrade Jyoti Basu and express their heartfelt condolences to his party and his family members. Comrade Jyoti Basu will remain in our hearts forever.