CPI veteran Bardhan passes away at 91

New Delhi: Veteran Communist Party of India leader Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan, passed away in New Delhi on Saturday after prolonged illness. He was 91.

Bardhan was admitted to G B Pant hospital after he suffered paralytic stroke last month.

He was in comma and at last bade goodbye to this world around 8.20PM on Saturday.

He is survived by son Ashok and daughter Alka.

Bardhan is a widely respected politician, he steered the party during the turbulent period of coalition politics at national level in 1990s.   He was CPI’s general secretary for 16 years from 1996.

News24 Bureau