Suhasini Chattopadhyay

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Suhasini Chattopadhyay (also known as Suhasini Nambiar) was an Indian communist leader and freedom fighter. She was the first woman member of the Communist Party of India.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Suhasini was born to Aghore Nath Chattopadhyay and Barada Sundari Debi as one of their eight children. She was the sister of Sarojini Naidu. In 1919, she married A. C. N. Nambiar in Germany but they separated.[2] Later, she married R. M. Jambhekar after she moved to India.[3]


  1. ^ "Communist captain". Frontline. August 2012. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Nehru aide Nambiar not a spy, but a patriot". Deccan Chronicle. 28 October 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  3. ^ Anu Kumar (5 February 2014). Sarojini Naidu: THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTER: WHAT SAROJINI NAIDU DID, WHAT SAROJINI NAIDU SAID. Hachette India. p. 14. ISBN 978-93-5009-820-2.