Friday, 30 October 2020

Com Avinash Kumar Chauhan was born on the 5th January 1980 in a middle class family. His father was a doctor in rural Bihar. He was from Ramduri village in Vaishali district. He was the Vice-President of the Patna University SFI unit. He was a 1st year student of Political Science honours, in the most famous college in Patna, the Patna College. He became a member of SFI in 1999. This 19 year old comrade was a meritorious student who steadfastedly stood and fought against all wrongs. He was in the forefront in the fight against criminal and lumpen elements within the college and the university. Because of immense organisational talents he became the Vice-President of the SFI unit in one year. On the call of the SFI state committee, he led the movement against the anarchy in the campus, fee hike and for the immediate conduction of elections to the student union. He also led the movement against eve-teasing and the illegal occupation of hostels on the 18th March 2000. The Vice-Chancellor was forced to order the evacuation of all the illegal boarders from the hostels due to the pressure of our movement. The anti-social elements led by the leaders of the ABVP and CRJD who were thus affected by the decision of the university administration hatched a conspiracy to eliminate Com Avinash. The RSS-ABVP goondas went to the Patna College on the 6th April 2000, entered the classroom of Com Avinash armed with weapons and dragged him out of the class. They threw bombs in the campus and ensured that all the students fled from the college and took Com Avinash to the banks of river Ganga adjoining the College. There he was shot dead by the goondas in broad daylight.

Com Dharani Rizal was the President of the SFI, Sonitpur district committee, Assam. He was a good organiser. He belonged to a poor local Nepali family of Gelapukhuri village, Biswanath Chariali sub-division. He was brutally murdered by the NDFB extremists near his village on 30th November, 1998. Com Dharani passed HSLC examination from Bapuji High School, PU and BA from Biswanath Chariali College and MA (honours in English) from Cotton College. He was SFI Unit President of Cotton College. He was a good poet and writer. He frequently wrote poems and articles on contemporary issues to various magazines and dailies. Com Dharani was also an organiser of Natun Sahitya Parishad in Sonitpur district. He was popular among the tea plantation workers too as he was initiating steps to organise them to fight against inhuman exploitations by the management and government policies. Com Dharani was murdered by the NDFB because he not only protested their extortion threats but also organised people against the activities of the extremist group. On the way to his house, the NDFB extremists waylaid and shot him dead.

Com Ajay is from Thiruvanantapuram, Kerala. RSS had been trying to strengthen their hold in the college Campuses in Trivandrum district by creating unrest and terrifying atmosphere. Com. Ajay as a result of his organizational activities in Vettiyurkkavu Polytechnique and Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthi became a most popular leader. His political opponents, who feared the spread of Left and progressive ideology, got into the bus he was traveling and killed him on 3rd September, 1997.

Com Anup Misra was an able leader. He was the undaunted and honest soldier of the Left students movement in West Bengal. Com Anup came in touch with the organization when he was a student of class VI. He was gradually recognizes as a worthy student leader in Gaighata-Bongaon region. His positive efforts to take the ideals to the students attracted many students to our organization. Com Anup along with his work as a student leader led a strong resistance against the anti-social activities in Panchpota, Purandarpur area. He also raised his dauntless voice against the black-marketers in the border areas of North 24 Parganas .The miscreants of Congress were involved in all these activities and Com Anup conducted an intense struggle against all these villainous activities. On 14th March, 1997, Com Anup Misra while returning from the extended general body meeting of the organization in Barasat in North 24 Parganas, was cruelly butchered by the anti-social elements belonging to Congress.