Obituary Events in July 2001
The West Bengal Left Front chairman and CPI(M) politburo member, Mr. Sailen Dasgupta (81), in Mumbai.
Mr. Humayun Rashid Chowdhury (72), Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament and a former president of the U.N. General Assembly, of a cardiac arrest, in Dhaka.
One of Tamil cinema's legendary actors, Mr. `Sivaji' Ganesan (74), of a cardiac ailment, in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
Former Orissa Minister and noted environmentalist, Mr. Banka Behari Das (79), in Bhubaneswar.