Veteran CPM leader dies
Agartala : By Our Correspondent
Veteran CPM leader and four-time MLA Makhan Lal Chakraborty died today after a prolonged illness. He passed away at GB Hospital where he was admitted days back. The end came at around 4.30 in the morning. He was 84 and is survived by his wife and daughter.
He became a part of the CPI in 1955. When the party split into two in 1964, Chakraborty stood with CPM and helped form the party’s unit in Kalyanpur.
He was elected to state legislative assembly from Kalyanpur constituency for 4 times. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar paid floral tributes to the mortal remains and condoled the death of the Marxist veteran. CPM state unit secretary Bijan Dhar expressed grief over Chakraborty’s demise and said his death was an irreparable loss. CPM state unit also conveyed its deep sympathy to the bereaved family