Harkishan Singh Surjeet


Harkishan Singh Surjeet (23 March 1916 – 1 August 2008) was a communist politician from Punjab, India. He was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) from 1992 to 2005 and was a member of the party's Political Bureau from 1964 to 2008.[1][2]

Harkishan Singh Surjeet
General Secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
In office
Preceded byE.M.S. Namboodiripad
Succeeded byPrakash Karat
Personal details
Born(1916-03-23)23 March 1916
Jalandhar, Punjab, British India
DiedAugust 1, 2008(2008-08-01) (aged 92)
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Spouse(s)Pritam Kaur
Children2 sons, 2 daughters
As of August 01, 2008
Source: [1]

References change

  1. "List of the CPI(M) Politburo members". Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2015-08-09.
  2. "Nine to none, founders’ era ends in CPM", The Telegraph (Calcutta), April 3, 2008.