Very sad news – Com. M. Bhaskaran, former Mayor Kozhikode and State Vice- President, SCFWA and senior leader of CPI(M) has passed away today noon. He was under treatment at Kozhikode Co-op. Hospital. He was 80.Com. Bhaskaran as Mayor had through his excellent leadership done wonderful improvement for Kozhikode Corporation and its people. He was also President of Kozhikode Co-operative Hospital and received Best Hospital award from President of India a few years back.In strengthening the SCFWA Com.M.Bhaskaran’ s valuable contribution is noteworthy. The last state conference of SCFWA at Kozhikode was held under his guidance.He was was always pleasant and helpful to all. He was one of the best administratior. My friendship with him goes back to many decades.His death is a great loss to all of us. Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, friends & Comrades. Red Salute!

V.A.N.Namboodiri State President SCFWA.