Martyrs

Com. Aneesh Rajan

  (18-03-2012 )

Com. Aneesh Rajan was  Vice President of SFI Idukki district committee. He was brutally killed by Congress goondas on 18 th March 2012. He was the son of  Com.V.C.Rajan & Sabitha Rajan. In Nedunganda the native place of Aneesh Rajan, congress goondas unleashed vandalism and attack against Tamil minority workers after the Mullapperiyar issue. The Tamil workers are activists of C.I.T.U and on the day also, congress goondas attacked several workers which includes women. Com. Aneesh Rajan on his way to Estate to see the workers who was attacked was brutally killed by Congress goondas.

Com A.B BIJESH

  (02-11-2009 )

Com: A B Bijesh was fromThrissur District. He was the secretariate member of SFI Thrissur District Committee when he was brutally murdered by NDF fundamentalists in the year 2009.On the day of 23rd October com:A B Bijesh was brutally attacked by NDF activists while he was on his way to c o-operative bank,where com:A B Bijesh got a temperary job. He left us on 2nd November 2009.Com:A B Bijesh and his movement played a lead role against the fundamental activities of NDF,which was the reason behind the attack by the muslim fundamentalist organisation on Com:A B Bijesh.

Com AJAYA PRASAD

  (20-07-2007 )

Com Ajay was the son of Sri Syam Prasad and Smt Indira Thankachi of Kollam district Kerala. Com Ajay became a symbol of courage to the young comrades in Karunagapalli. He was the joint secretary of Karunagappalli Area Committee and a delegate in SFI State Conference. He had been in the forefront of the campaign against communal forces and had been instrumental in attracting many students and friends to rally round Left progressive students Union. While working as a Joint secretary of Karunagappalli area committee he had rescued many students from the ABVP /RSS criminals.  His activities enraged the RSS goondas. The Fundamentalist and fascist forces found him a threat to their criminal activities and com. Ajay Prasad was beaten to death on 20th July, 2007.

Com RAJESH. M

  (31-10-2001 )

Com Rajesh was the son of Sri Murali and Smt Prasanna. He was from Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. Com Rajesh was a brilliant student and true example for the slogan ‘complete slogan’. He got high distinction in SSLC, first class in pre-degree, was a captain of college football team, member of the volleyball team and was awarded best actor in school youth festival. He was a promising poet and an athlete with bright future. He was secretary of the SFI Unit Panthalam NSS College. His organizing ability and leadership had made him the Student Union Chairman and a sore in the eyes of his political opponents. He was murdered while returning home after attending the SFI State March on 31st October, 2001 by the dalit Panthers.

Com Ajay

  (03-08-1997 )

Com Ajay is from Thiruvanantapuram, Kerala. RSS had been trying to strengthen their hold in the college Campuses in Trivandrum district by creating unrest and terrifying atmosphere. Com. Ajay as a result of his organizational activities in Vettiyurkkavu Polytechnique and Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthi became a most popular leader. His political opponents, who feared the spread of Left and progressive ideology, got into the bus he was traveling and killed him on 3rd September, 1997.

Com M.A. Sakkeer

  (16-01-1995 )

Com Sakkeer is from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Under the leadership of Com Sakkeer, SFI had secured a historic victory in Evening Law College Trivandrum. He was elected as the union chairman. During midnight on the same day about 30 PDP activists wearing gloves came armed to the small one- roomed house of Com Sakkeer, broke the door open and attacked him with weapons in front of his father and little sister. With a bleeding neck, he ran to save his life to the neighbor’s house but the criminals followed him, caught him and pressing him against a coconut tree slashed him to death on 16th January, 1995.

Com K.V. Roshan

  (25-11-1994 )

Com Roshan was son of Sri KV Vasu and Smt Narayani. Com K.V. Roshan became a martyr on 25th November 1994. He was a student leader from Kuthuparamba, a small town in Kannur District of Kerala. At that time of his martyrdom Com K V Roshan was a student in excellent College, Kuthuparamba. Roshan was a man with heroic personality.  He was aware   that there was a chance to lose his life in this struggle but he never bothered about his life. He was an active participant in the Democratic struggle against the commercialization of education in Kerala. In the early years of the 1990’s, Congress led UDF Government of Kerala tried to commercialize the famous public education system in Kerala. SFI and other democratic organizations conducted a massive campaign against these policies. Under the leadership of SFI state committee several protest marches were organized during this period. On 25th November 1994, as part of the campaign against the education policy, several students-and youth organizations had decided to conduct a rally in Kuthuparamba when the minister reached there. But the minister ordered the police to fire on the procession. Roshan and his comrades from Excellent College organized a protest march towards that area. In this brutal police firing four comrades were shot dead at the site. Against the brutal act several students and democratic organisations conducted a march in the streets of Kuthuparamba.  But the police again fired, and the student leader Com K V Roshan was shot dead.

Koothuparamba Martyrs

  (25-11-1994 )

Koothuparamba’ is a symbol of historical struggle by the youth and students.  It was a struggle against the imperialist policies and globalization propaganda of the government of Kerala. The incident happened on 25th November 1994 when the people gathered on the streets of Koothuparamba to protest against the privatization and commoditization of education. Police fired against the unarmed youth and students. Five brave and daring youths were shot dead in the police firing. Comrades K.K. Rajeevan, Madhu, Shibulal, Babu and Roshan have become the five stars of our movement against privatisation and commercialisation of education.

Com P.K. Rameshan

  (29-09-1994 )

Com Rameshan is from Kozhikode, Kerala. Ramesan resisted the activities of the RSS rowdies who used to come from outside the college campus and create problems for the students. They used to prevent the students form attending classes and used to pester them. Com Ramesh became a sore in the eye of the goondas. SFI had also bagged a historic victory in the Student Union Election of Govt. College Madappally. The defeated KSU with the help of RSS goondas from outside the campus attacked our comrades on 26th September, 1994. Com Rameshan was severely wounded on his head and was hurried to the hospital. He left us on 29th September 1994

Com K.V Sudheesh

  (26-01-1994 )

Com K.V Sudheesh was a son of Sri KV Nanu and Smt Nalini of Kannur district Kerala. He was the joint secretary of Kerala state unit and central committee member of SFI when he was brutally murdered by RSS fascists in 1994. On the early morning of 26th January, 1994 a group of RSS criminals reached Com K.V. Sudheesh’s home and brutally killed him in front of his mother and father. There were 36 injuries reported in Com Sudheesh’s body. Com Sudheesh was not only a student leader but also a leader of masses of his region. He was a district Panchayat member, when he was murdered.  Com. Sudheesh and his movement played a determined role in resisting the ideology of RSS and its allies, which was the real reason behind the bestial attack against him.

Com K.C. Rajesh

  (17-12-1993 )

Com Rajesh was a son of Sri Prabhakaran Nambiar and Smt Rugmini. He was from Kannur district Kerala. He was the College Union Chairman of Kannur Poly Technique and member of SFI Edakkad area committee. He was also the secretary of Mathematics association. He had endeared himself to the student community by his inimitable qualities and organizing capacity. He received a representation from the students saying that the private buses did not stop at the bus stop near the Poly technique and they are being ill treated and harassed by the bus workers. Rajesh who had always stood in the forefront of students struggles came to the road along with other students to discuss the matter with the bus driver. The driver did not stop the bus. Instead he accelerated the bus, knocking down Com Rajesh down. The wounded comrade was rushed to the hospital but to no avail. He breathed his last on 17th December 1993

Com Ajeesh

  (09-08-1992 )

Com Ajeesh was from Kottayam district Kerala. When ABVP failed to resist the influence and growth of SFI in Kottayam BMS College they decided to attack SFI Cadres. They came armed and destroyed everything they saw on their way. They caught Com. Ajeesh when he was going to the Canteen. He pleaded not to harm as he was ill. But the merciless ABVP goondas beat him lifted and threw him down. Blood clotted in his stomach due to the heavy blow. He was hospitalized on August 6th and died on 9th August, 1992.

Com Joby Andrews

  (15-07-1992 )

Com Joby Andrews was from Kozhikode district Kerala. The murder of Com Joby, secretary of SFI Thamarassery Area committe was also a planned one. He had contributed immensely to the strengthening of the SFI activities in Thamarassery Area. On 15th July 1992 during the concluding procession of the SFI election rally the KSU and MSF students deliberately stoned the SFI volunteers without any provocation. Com Joby who was addressing the comrades was stoned down. The attempts to rescue the fallen comrade were of no use as they continued to pelt huge stones. This happened in the presence of the police. He became a martyr on 15th July 1992.

Com Sajeevan

  (29-02-1992 )

Com Sajeevan was the son of Sri Parajimel Kunchi Chekku and Smt Kalyani of Kozhikode district, Kerala. When he was returning from his friend Achuthan’s house at Mannatt along with his friends the Muslim League goondas sprang on them from all the four corners. Com Sajeevan was stabbed from behind. The son of Parayinmel Kunjichekku and Kalyani, was murdered by the communal forces on 23rd October 1988.

Com Kochaniyan

  (29-02-1992 )

Com Kochaniyan was the son of Sri RV Kandankuty and KK Ammini. He was from Trissur Kerala. Com Kochaniyan along with other SFI friends asked the organizing committee for volunteer badges during the Inter Zone Youth Festival of Calicut University that was being conducted on 29th February 1992. The hired criminals brought by the KSU sprang upon them and killed Kochaniyan on the spot on 29th February 1992. All this happened in the presence of Police. He was working as the secretary of Kuttanellor Govt. College Unit, President of Ollur Area Committee and Member of the District Committee while murdered

Com Anil

  (08-12-1988 )

Com Anil was from Pathanamthitta district Kerala. He was a student of 9th standard and the class leader of Pathanamthitta Vayyattupuzha School. He was murdered by RSS goondas as an act of revenge against his father. The cruel murders thrust the trident into his corpse. He was murdered while his father was in police custody on 8th December 1988. The murder of Com Anil exemplifies how far the communal forces can brutally act in life. He was killed before the eyes of his sister from the premises of his house on the 8th December 1988.

Com Sabu

  (24-01-1988 )

Com Sabu is from Kottayam district Kerala. Com Sabu’s contribution in organizing students of St. Marys College, Mannarkad has been significant. He was a first year Degree student of St. Mary’s College, Mannarkkad. He rose to the leadership of the college SFI unit as soon as he joined the campus as a first year student. He was only eighteen when murdered by the congress goondas on 24th January 1988. They unleashed vandalism when they were defeated in the Panchayat election. He died of serious injuries inflicted from the glass pieces thrust into his body.

Com Koroth Chandran

  (29-11-1985 )

Com Koroth Chandran was from Kozhikode district Kerala. He was a student of 9th standard in KR High School, Purameri and secretary of the SFI unit. He had also been giving leadership to the activities of Balasangam” (Left progressive Children’s Organisation). The private buses operating in the route has not been stopping at the Poly Technique bus stop and hence the students had picketed the Abhilash bus. The cleaner of the bus an RSS goonda, jumped out of the bus and started beating the students recklessly with an iron lever. Com. Chandran was hit on his head and fell down. The murderer repeatedly beat till he breathed his last. He was rushed to the hospital but he passed away on the next day, 29th November, 1985.

Com M.S. Prasad

  (07-09-1984 )

Com Prasad was a son of Smt Thankamma of Pathanamthitta district Kerala. As he was the main witness in the murder case of Com. C.V. Jose, the culprits thought they could avoid imprisonment by cutting his tongue. He was stabbed to death by INTUC/Congress goondas while chatting with a DYFI comrade near Chittoor depot on 7th September, 1984. The wounded Prasad ran to a neighboring house and fell down on a cot. The murderess followed him to the house and stabbed him as many as 17 times till death. He was the Vice President of SFI Pathanamthitta District and the former Student Union Chairman of the College and had given active leadership to the college union activities. He was a solid shield of resistance against the vulgarities of KSU, but unfortunately he had to leave his life in the attempt. Com M.S. Prasad got brutally murdered on 7th September 1984, the day of Thiruvonam, the day of festival in Kerala.

Com E.K. Balan

  (05-01-1984 )

He was the first year pre degree student at Keralavarma College Trichur, Kerala, when he became the target of RSS miscreants. His parents were Sri Puthukara Parinchul Kesavan and Smt Ganga. On 5th January, 1984, he was attacked by around 12 RSS ‘goondas’ and stabbed to death, while he was on the way to attend a celebration with his friends. He succumbed to the multiple stab injuries and died on the way to hospital on the 5th January, 1984.

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