Senior CPI leader Prabhu Narayan Rai dead

Senior CPI leader, freedom fighter and Marxist ideologue Prabhu Narayan Rai died after protracted illness at his native village at Gauripur in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district, party sources said.

Last Updated: Apr 16, 2011, 15:48 PM IST

Patna: Senior CPI leader, freedom fighter and
Marxist ideologue Prabhu Narayan Rai on Saturday died after
protracted illness at his native village at Gauripur in
Bihar`s Bhagalpur district, party sources said.

He was 98.

Rai was an MLA from Bihpur Assembly constituency in North
Bhagalpur between 1957 and 1962, in 1969 and also between 1972
and 1977.

Rai is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters.

State CPI secretary Badri Narai Lal expressed grief at
the demise of Rai.

PTI