CPI leader SA Hazarika

Veteran CPI leader Saifuddin Ali Hazarika on Thursday breathed his last at his residence in North Lakhimpur.

The 75-year-old CPI leader’s association with communism took him to the erstwhile USSR, Poland and East Germany (DDR) where he participated in international politics and governance in 1970s.

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He also contested the parliamentary elections from the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency in 1991.

Saifuddin Ali Hazarika was also well known for his oratory skills and was involved with a number of social organizations in North Lakhimpur.

Hazarika is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters.

His will be laid to rest on Friday.

Farhana Ahmed

Farhana Ahmed is Northeast Now Correspondent in North Lakhimpur. She can be reached at: