The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) conveys its heartfelt condolences on the death of one of contemporary India’s creative minds, Girish Karnad.
An exceptional writer, director, theatre personality and actor, he steadfastly upheld the commitment to social upliftment and secularism. His death is a big loss to modern India.
The CPI(M) conveys its heartfelt condolences to his son Raghu Karnad and other members of his family.