Thursday, 02 February 2023

Com. Madhab Barman was born on 14th July 1946. He was martyred on 2nd July, 1980. He was a resident of Goalpara Gaon, Nalbari district, Assam. His father's name was Sri. Thagu Barman and his mother was Mrs. Janaki Priya Barman. Graduating from Nalbari College, Com. Madhab Barman taught as an Assistant Teacher in the Dangtal High School. He was an active worker of SFI and Kisan Sabha. The AASU activists brutally murdered Com Madhab Barman on the 2nd July 1980 along with Com Madan Deka. His dead body also was recovered after 6 months.

Comrade Madan Deka, was born in the year1956 and martyred on 2nd July, 1980. He was a son of Sri Kushal Deka and Mrs. Bhabani Deka of the village Bolowa, near Jagara, Nalbari district, Assam. After passing PU, Com Deka got admission in Pragjyotish College at Guwahati. He was an active worker of the SFI. He was brutally murdered by the AASU and its blind supporters on 2nd July, 1980 and his dead body was recovered after six months of his death.

Com Lakshmi Narayana was a leader of the SFI in Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh. He was martyred on the 19th April 1979. He won the President post in the college union elections of the prestigious Arts and Science College in Warangal. Exposing the deviations of the fundamentalist forces and extremist forces, Com Lakshmi Narayana, under the leadership of SFI, led the students on the right path of Study and Struggle. He opposed eve-teasing and stood for the rights of the girl students. His humble nature and simplicity endeared him to the students. Unable to digest this, ABVP and RSP targeted him.

In 1978, a tussle began when the welcome banners of SFI were torn by the ABVP. RSU supported the ABVP. SFI continued with the admission work and waged consistent struggles on the issues faced by the students. A big movement was organised for scholarships. ABVP and RSU which got isolated started issuing threats to the SFI leaders and warned Com Lakshmi Narayana that they would kill him. He did not surrender, and continued on the path of struggle.

On 19th April 1979, when cultural programmes were going on in the college, Com Lakshmi Narayana was attacked with swords and knives. He fought valiantly till his last but the naxalites who had come to kill him overpowered him and brutally murdered him.

Com Rajan was noted for his academic excellence and the judicious mixture of the slogan study and struggle. He was born to Mr. Kumaran Vaidyan of Pattambi Government Ayur Veda College and Ms. Sarojini Amma, a traditional family of indigenous medical practitioners. He belonged to Ernakulam district, Kerala. He was attracted to SFI at an early age and became the unit president of Tripunithura Ayur Vedic College. He had hopes to serve the poor by following the same profession as his father. He became the target of KSU gangsters as he resisted their atrocities in the campus. They stabbed comrade PK Rajan on 24th February, 1979. The doctors could not save his life though tried their best.