Lal Salaam to Comrade Sobho Gianchandani

Reading about the demise of Rana Chandar Singh made me think of another old Pakistani from the Hindu community who has lived and served the people in this country without so much as a thankyou note.   I reproduce here an interview the old war horse gave Newsline last year.  Gianchandani sb feels that Pakistan will over look his achievements but we at PakTeaHouse want to salute him twice- first a Lal Salaam for his contributions to the Communist  and progressive causes in Pakistan  and second a Sabz Salaam for being a son of the soil.-YLH

At age 88, Comrade Sobho Gianchandani is one of the oldest living communists in the subcontinent. He has seen it all, done it all – and still believes that communism will return to the world in a big way. In this wide-ranging interview conducted at his Larkana home, where he lives with his family, the “son of the soil,” as he refers to himself, takes Newsline on a reflective journey into the past. From his days at Shantiniketan to his involvement in the politics of pre-Partition and post-Partition Pakistan, it’s been an action-packed life. Click here to read remaining article

Source: http://www.newslinemagazine.com/2008/10/interview-comrade-sobho-gianchandani/




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