The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its deep grief at the passing away of Comrade Mohar Singh, former member of the Central Committee and former Secretary of Himachal Pradesh State Committee of the Party.  He died on January 11 at the age of 68.

Mohar Singh began his political life as a student activist in Himachal Pradesh and built the student movement in Himachal Pradesh. He became the Acting Secretary of the State Committee from 1985 to 1991.  From 1991 to 2004, he was elected as the Secretary of the State Committee. He was one of the important leaders of the Party in Himachal Pradesh and played a key role in expanding the Party in Himachal Pradesh.  He also played an important role in the political education of Party members.  He joined the Party in 1974 and became a wholetimer in 1977.

Comrade Mohar Singh was elected to the Central Committee at the 16th Congress in 1998  and  continued till its 18th Congress in 2005.

In his death, the Party has lost a valuable leader.  The Polit Bureau pays respectful tribute to the memory of Comrade Mohar Singh and conveys its heartfelt condolences to his family members.