Com Sube Singh Sheokand was a PhD student in the Haryana Agricultural University at the time of his death. He was brilliant in his studies and took to the path of struggle against exploitation and injustice. He was a dedicated and valiant fighter for democratic rights. He was always in the forefront of struggle for retaining and expanding the rights of the student community and for the legitimate demands of the working people. He was murdered because he put up a resistance against the goonda activities that were striking at the self-respect, dignity and security of academic community and particularly of the girl students. On the 26th of May the anti-SFI gangsters patronised by the ruling classes attacked him with iron-rods and swords inside the campus of the Haryana Agricultural University. He was seriously injured in the attack and due to the internal haemorrhage resulting from his brain injuries, the condition of Com Sube Singh became critical from the evening of 28th and after a long battle for survival Com Sube Singh Sheokand passed away on the 29th May 1989.