The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of veteran CPI leader Shri A.B. Bardhan.
In his condolence message to his son, Shri Ashok Bardhan, the President has said, “I am deeply saddened to know about the demise of your father, Shri A.B. Bardhan.
Shri Bardhan was a personal friend and colleague of long years. Widely respected for his wisdom and commitment to the poor, Shri Bardhan’s influence extended across the political spectrum. As a veteran leader of the CPI, Shri Bardhan made immense contribution towards advancing the cause of the working class. In his passing away, the nation has lost an outstanding public figure and a dedicated trade union leader who was always in touch with the grassroots of society.
Please accept my heartfelt condolences and convey them to all other members of your family. May God give you and your family the strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss”.