(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
April 17, 2011
SFI Founder President
Comrade C Bhaskaran Passes Away
Students Federation of India (SFI) founder president Comrade C Bhaskaran passed away on April 10, 2011 in Chennai. He is survived by wife Tulasi, former news editor of Deshambhimani and two sons. 65 year old Comrade Bhaskaran has been suffering from chronic kidney failure and was admitted in Apollo hospital.
the founder president of SFI at its founding conference in
Reacting to the news, former SFI president Sitaram Yechury expressed sadness at Comrade Bhaskaran's death. “He played an important role in organising the student movement on progressive and scientific lines”, said Yechury. He expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.