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‘Fidel’s vision will live on’

Print edition : December 23, 2016

Sitaram Yechury: "Fidel Castro was a great humanist and hence a masterly visionary." Photo: K.V.S. Giri

Children from Cuba's Oriente province asking Fidel Castro to open some of the boxes of toys which were being loaded on a plane to be dropped throughout the province. The essence of the Cuban leader's political praxis was his abiding connect with the people, says Sitaram Yechury. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

December 1992: Fidel Castro speaks as CPI(M) general secretary Harkishan Singh Surjit and the party's Member of Parliament, M.A. Baby listen, along with others, at a ceremony in connection with the arrival of the Caribean Star carrying aid from India to Cuba, in Havana. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

Interview with Sitaram Yechury, general secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist).
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