Born on February 20, 1909 at Kanpur (U.P.).
Died on January 13, 1962 at Delhi.
A comrade S. Bhagat Singh who was also with him during the historic hunger strike in Central Jail Lahore. He was acquitted in the Lahore Conspiracy Case for want of evidence, remained active in communist movement and was general secretary of undivided communist party. Wrote a book in English : “Bhagat Singh and his comrades."