The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its deep grief at the passing away of Comrade Benoy Konar, a senior leader of the Party and the peasant movement. He died on September 14 a the age of 84. Benoy Konar became a member of the Communist Party in 1948. Like his elder brother Harekrishna Konar, he became fully involved in organizing the peasant movement in Burdwan. He led various struggles of the agricultural workers and poor peasants.