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Editor of banned Maoist magazine dead

Editor of a banned Maoist magazine Swapan Dasgupta died in a government hospital here on Tuesday. Mr. Dasgupta, in his late 60s, was the editor of the Bengali version of People’s March.

“Swapan Dasgupta was admitted to SSKM hospital here on December 17 and he died this [on Tuesday] morning,” Superintendent of the hospital Debashis Bhattacharya told PTI.

When asked about the cause of the death, he said “that is yet to be ascertained. The body has been sent for post-mortem and a forensic test will also be done. Only after that the exact reason behind his death can be told.”

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