Obituary Events in December 2001
Mr. Ashok Kumar (90), the Grand Old Man of Bollywood, at his Chembur residence, in Mumbai, after prolonged illness.
L.R.N. Dandekar (93), renowned Indologist and Vedic scholar, at a nursing home, in Pune.
Mrs. Suseela Gopalan (72), former Kerala Minister and wife of legendary Marxist leader, Mr. A. K. Gopalan, in Thiruvananthapuram.
Mr. Wang Ruowang (83), one of the ``fathers'' of political dissent in China, in exile in the U.S.
Mr. Leopold Sedar Senghor (95), former Senegalese President, in Normandy, France.