Obituary Events in May 2000
The veteran CPI(M) leader and West Bengal Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr. Bidyut Ganguly (64), of severe burns, in Calcutta.
Veteran freedom fighter and prominent CPI(M) leader, Mr. Benoy Krishna Chowdhury (89), at a Government Hospital in Calcutta.
Former Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Keizo Obuchi (62).
Romance novelist, Dame Barbara Cartland (98), in her sleep after a short illness.
Sir John Gielgud (96), actor, at his home near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire.
Prabhakar G. Surur (93), in Mumbai.