CPI(M) veteran Umanath passes away
Veteran CPI(M) leader R.Umanath passed away in Tiruchi on Wednesday. His political activity began from his student days. He was the youngest accused in Madras Conspiracy case(1940-41). From an active trade union leader he became a Parliamentarian, thereafter legislator and rose to become a member of Polit Bureau of CPI(M). A pictorial tribute. Photos: The Hindu Archives.