People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


No. 04

January 27, 2013


Comrade P Govinda Pillai



THE Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) pays homage to the memory of Comrade P Govinda Pillai, prominent Marxist intellectual, former member of the Kerala state committee of the Party.


Ever since he joined the Communist Party in Bombay as a young student, PG as he was popularly known, remained steadfast in his Marxist convictions and adherence to the Communist Party.


He made a big contribution to Deshabhimani as its chief editor for nearly two decades. He made an immense contribution to popularising Marxism. Govinda Pillai enriched the literary and cultural life of Kerala through his writings, speeches and discussions.


The Central Committee pays homage to his memory and conveys heartfelt condolences to his wife, daughter and other family members.