(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
May 29, 2011
Comrade Chandrabali Singh
May 23, Prakash Karat, general
secretary of the Communist Party of
IT is with profound grief that I received the news of the death of Comrade Chandrabali Singh.
A prominent literary figure, Chandrabali Singh was the founding general secretary of the Janvadi Lekhak Sangh. He made a big contribution to the progressive literary movement.
I convey my heartfelt condolences to his family members.
Through a statement, the
Agricultural Workers Union too condoled the sad demise of Comrade
It may be noted here that Professor Chandrabali Singh, a noted Hindi literary critic, was the founder general secretary of the Janvadi Lekhak Sangh, and later its president. He translated a large body of poems by Publo Neruda, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman and Nazim Hikmet, and in several ways brought an enormous wealth of ideas to the contemporary Hindi literature which will inspire the young of generations to come.
Comrade Chandrabali Singh has left behind his son, Praval Kumar Singh, his wife and grand daughter.