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Maoist leader Kanu Sanyal commits suicide

New Delhi: Kanu Sanyal, one of the founder members of Naxalite movement, was found hanging at his residence at Seftullajote village in North Bengal.

78-year-old Sanyal, a bachelor, was suffering from old age related ailments.

The body has been sent for post-mortem, Inspector General of Police (North Bengal) K L Tamta said.

Sanyal was a founder of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) formed in 1969.

The Naxalite movement started from Naxalbari, a small village in North Bengal on May 25, 1967. It was led by Charu Majumdar and Sanyal.

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