1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. News Capsule  |  

Veteran CPI-M leader Amitava Nandy died at 71

Aug 22, 2014 18:45 IST

Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Amitava Nandy died on 15 August 2014 in Kolkata. He was 71 and was suffering from cancer in pancreas.

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee sent a condolence message to Nandy's wife, Ila Nandy, who  is a councillor of Bidhannagar Municipality.

About Amitava Nandy

  • Amitava Nandy was born on 12 March 1943.
  • He was a Member of Parliament of 14th Lok Sabha (2004-09).
  • He represented the Dum Dum constituency in North 24 Parganas of West Bengal and was a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) political party.
  • He played an important role in the implementation of the metro rail expansion from Dum Dum to Dakshineshwar.
  • He failed to retain the seat in 2009 losing to Trinamool Congress leader Saugata Roy

If you have any Question/Point on the above information, please ask/discuss it in the Current Affairs Group

Quick Digest

Who: Veteran CPI-M leader Amitava Nandy


What: Died

When: 15 August 2014

Is this article important for exams ? Yes16 People Agreed

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK