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Leftist writer dead

MARGHERITA: Noted Leftist writer and IPF leader Bikash Dasgupta passed away in Margherita on Wednesday. He was 70 and was unwell for the last couple of weeks.

Many local organizations and individuals have condoled his death and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

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