United Communist Party of India
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United Communist Party of India (UCPI), is a political party in India. It was formed when the Indian Communist Party led by M. Kalyanasundarm and D. Pandian and SU. Palanisamy All India Communist Party led by S.A. Dange and Roza Deshpande, Communist party of Punjab led Com. Wadhawa Ram and Sukhinder Singh along with Com Mohit Sen and Com Ramesh Sinha (both senior CPI leaders,who had decided to form a separate party) decided to merge their formations and called for national conference of communists. The founding conference was held at Salem, Tamil Nadu in May 1989. Delegates from Tamil Nadu, Andhrapradesh, W. Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Goa and Kerala met and declared the formation of United Communist Party of India. S.A Dange and Mohit Sen were elected Chairman and General-secretary respectively of the newly formed central committee. S.A.Dange, Mohit Sen, Ramesh Sinha, Roza Deshpande, D. Pandian, K.M. Sundram, Sukhinder Singh, K. Manikam, Keshav Sachan and Shyam Narain Tiwari were elected as Political Committee members. Veteran communist leader Mohit Sen was the general secretary of the party until his death in 2003.
UCPI participates in the Confederation of Indian Communists and Democratic Socialists.
- Late S.A. Dange, the founding leader of CPI S.A. Dange
- Late Mohit Sen, the founder of erstwhile Indian Communist Party
- Roza Deshpande, the daughter of S.A. Dange
- Bani Deshpande, the son-in-law of S.A. Dange
- Late Varghese Vaidyan, a senior founding leader from Kerala.
Now President: G.V.Narayana Rao General Secretary: Sukhinder Singh Political committee members:P.K.PattabiRaman,M.Sunder Rajan, Charan Gill, Hargopal Singh, S.V.Sant, Dev Kumar Yadav (expired) now Shiv dutt Chaturvedi, Sarabjit Kumar and professor Mihir Sinha.
States leadership Tamil Nadu. President : P.K. Pattabiraman Secretary : M. Sundarajan Joint Secretary : M.S. Ramasamy Reddy, M.P. Shankar Treasurer : R. Sundaramurthy Secretariat Members : M. Ambikapathy, Ex-MLA, S.Selvaraj Punjab. President—Baljit Singh Bhullar Secretary—Charan Gill Cashier—Dharam Pal Sethi Secretariat members—Gurcharan Dhaliwal,Raghbir Singh,Harnam singh, Nirmal Singh Brar,Hardeep Singh,Gurmeet Singh,Amrik Singh,Harbans Singh,Balbir Singh Dhillon, Ranjit Singh,Karam Singh Brar and Pratap. Dehli
1992 Punjab assembly elections UCPI contested two seats of Malout and Abohar.Its candidate Com. Baldev Singh Ballamgarh was elected from Malout constituency while Abohar candidate Bhag Singh Chug lost.
2007 UP election
In the 2007 assembly election in Uttar Pradesh UCPI launched three candidate, Devi Dayal Yadav in Karki (572 votes, 0.49% of the votes in the constituency), Anand Kumar in Baberu (899 votes, 0.82%) and Vimal Krishan Srivastav in Banda (456 votes, 0.39%).
2000 Andhra Pradesh Municipal Elections
In 2000 municipal elections of Andhra Pradesh UCPI candidate Mr. Chadalawada Jagannadham have contested for Municipal Corporator for 49th ward[where?] with the symbol of congress party (As UCPI has no recognition with EC).Out of total 3500(Approximately) total voters polling percentage was about 65% and Mr. Jagannadham won with a majority of approximately 700 votes over his nearest rival from the TDP party. Five years he have served as Corporation Education and Library Committee Chairman and corporations representative in the committee of Hindu college.
- the Hindhu, Feb 19, 2009
- Glimpses of the history-Indian Communist Movement(1925-1995) page 43 1st para,by Mohit Sen
- Financial Express - Veteran Communist Leader Mohit Sen Passes Away