MUKHERJEE, SHRI SAROJ, B.A., [Comm. (M)] West Bengal-Katwa—1971, Son of late Shri Trilochan Mukherjee; b. at Bahadurpur, Burdwan, West Bengal, January 14, 1911; ed. at Burdwan Municipal School, Serampore Missionary College, Vidyasagar College, Calcutta and Calcutta University; m. Smt. Kanak Mukherjee, October 15, 1942; 1 s.; Journalist and Political Worker; previously associated with Indian National Congress; jailed for 8 years during British Rule and for 5 years after Independence; Member, District, Congress Committee Burdwan, 1930-31; Secretary, Calcutta District Committee, C.P.I., 1939—43; Secretariat Member, Bengal State Committee, C.P.I., 1943—62; Member, National Council, CP-L, 1961; Editor; Daily Ganashakti, since 1964; previously, Editor, Weekly Ganashakti since 1934, and Editor-in-Chief, Daily Swadhinata, 1956—62; State Council Member, All India Kisan Sabha since 1953; State Committee Secretariat Member, Communist Party of India (Marxist), West Bengal, since 1964.
Books published.—A.B.C. of Trade Unionism (Bengali), Freedom Struggle and a few pamphlets on current political topics.
Travels abroad.—Korea and U.S.S.R.
Permanent address.—15/A7, Bechulal Road, Calcutta-14, West Bengal.