Chittagong District, Bengal Province, British India
|Political party||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|Profession||Indian independence movement activist, Revolutionist|
Subodh Roy (1916–2006) (also known as Jhunku Roy) was an Indian Bengali revolutionary socialist who was influential in the Indian independence movement, and a politician.
Subodh Roy was born in 1916 in a rich family at Chittagong in erstwhile-undivided Bengal. At the age of 14, he was the youngest participant in the Chittagong armoury raid in 1930-31 under the direction of the revolutionary leader Surya Sen (Masterda). Roy was in the first batch to be sentenced.
After the release from jail in 1940, he joined communist politics and became a member of the Communist Party of India. After the independence, he shifted to Calcutta and joined as a wholetimer at the Provincial Centre of the Party. After the split in Communist Party of India in 1964, Subodh Roy sided with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)). And he was a longstanding member of the West Bengal state committee of the CPI(M).
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