Romesh Chandra

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Romesh Chandra
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Born(1919-03-30)March 30, 1919
Lyallpur (now Faisalabad, Pakistan)
DiedJuly 4, 2016(2016-07-04) (aged 97)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
Known forPresident of World Peace Council

Romesh Chandra (30 March 1919 – 4 July 2016) was an Indian leader of the Communist Party of India (CPI). He took part in the Indian independence movement as student leader of CPI after joining it in 1939. He held many posts within the party. He became president of the World Peace Council in 1977.[1][2]

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  1. "Romesh Chandra, Veteran Communist and Anti-War Campaigner, Passes Away". The Wire. New Delhi. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  2. "CPI Leader Romesh Chandra Dead". Outlook India. 4 July 2016. Retrieved 7 July 2016.