ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Suniti Kumar Ghosh (1918-2014)

Suniti Kumar Ghosh was born in Shibpur in Howrah district, West Bengal. He studied English literature at Saint Paul’s College and did his MA in the same subject from the University of Calcutta. He taught in different colleges of East and West Bengal during his academic career.

Ghosh participated in the Tebhaga movement in Bengal. He started his political journey in the Communist Party of India and then joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist). The armed peasant struggle in Naxalbari in the late 1960s inspired him. He was the editor of Liberation from its first issue published in November 1967. It may be mentioned in this connection that Liberation became the organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) – CPI(ML) – after the formation of the party. Ghosh continued with this assignment till the early part of 1972.

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