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Obituary Events in May 2000

May 1:

The veteran CPI(M) leader and West Bengal Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr. Bidyut Ganguly (64), of severe burns, in Calcutta.

May 6:

Veteran freedom fighter and prominent CPI(M) leader, Mr. Benoy Krishna Chowdhury (89), at a Government Hospital in Calcutta.

May 14:

Former Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Keizo Obuchi (62).

May 21:

Romance novelist, Dame Barbara Cartland (98), in her sleep after a short illness.

May 21:

Sir John Gielgud (96), actor, at his home near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire.

May 26:

Prabhakar G. Surur (93), in Mumbai.

Events 2000