Monday, October 31, 2016
NGOs' Association deeply condoles the demise of Comrade S.C.Biswas
An emergency meeting of members of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association was held at Crusade House, Port Blair today (27.10.2016) to condole the sudden and untimely demise of Shri S.C.Biswas, Former President of the Association, who died at Kolkatta today after a brief illness. The meeting recalled the struggles undertaken by the Association under his leadership. Shri S.C.Biswas made many sacrifices to mobilise government employees and workers of Middle and North Andaman. He was victimised by the authorities on several occasions since he was in the forefront of agitations. Once he was arrested on a false case, fabricated against him at Diglipur. Shri P.Satyapal, President, Shri T.S.Sreekumar, General Secretary, Shri S.N.Mishra, Vice President, Shri B.CHandrachoodan, General Secretary, CITU, Shri D.Ayyappan, General Secretary, Gazetted Officers’ Association, Smt Nasreen Begum, Organising Secretary and others briefed their experiences with Shri S.C.Biswas and remembered his valiant struggles and leadership quality. The meeting paid respectful homage and observed one minutes silence in his memory.The cremation of Shri S.C.Biswas was held today at his native place in Kolkatta. He is survived by his wife, Smt Ripa Biswas and a son. Many leaders of Trade Union movement accompanied the last journey of Shri S.C.Biswas including Shri Goutam Deb, Former Minister of West Bengal. Condolence meetings were also organised by the Billyground and Diglipur branch of the Association where leaders paid tributes to the departed soul.