Veteran CPI(M) leader from Bengal Shyamal Chakraborty died on Thursday. He was suffering from coronavirus. Chakraborty breathed his last at a hospital in Kolkata today.
"We express deep sadness at demise of Comrade Shyamal Chakraborty. He was a veteran TU leader, former minister & Central Committee member of the CPI(M). Today the working class and the left movement in the country has lost an important voice. We dip our flags in his memory," the CPI(M) said.