Leaders of various political parties in the state condoled the death of CPI leader A B Bardhan in New Delhi today.
Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President V M Sudheeran said Bardhan played a vital role in strengthening and building up the communist movement in the country. He was respected by all Leaders irrespective of party politics, Sudheeran said.
CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan said Bardhan was a towering leader of the Communist movement in the country.
He fought for the rights of working class till his last moments, he said.
Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala also condoled the death of Bardhan.
With the death of Bardhan, national and democratic secular forces lost an important leader, he said.