12th April 2014 is the 22nd death anniversary of Com. M.Basavapunnaiah, Marxist ideologue and PB Member of CPI(M) from the start of the party till his death in 1992. He was born on December 1914.
“CPI(M) is observing the birth centenary year of Comrade M Basavapunnaiah which began on December 14, 2013. M Basavapunnaiah was one of the key leaders of the Communist Party. Like many leaders of his generation, MB made an all-sided contribution to the development of the Communist movement in the country. From being a student activist he directly joined the Communist Party in 1934 unlike many of his contemporaries who came to the Communist Party after being in the Congress and the Congress Socialist Party….” (Prakash Karat, General Secretary, CPI(M)).
Red Salute to Com. Basavapunnaiah on his death anniversary !