PUCL Bulletin, April 2002
Obituary; Shri M.A. Latif
Shri M.A. Latif, Convenor,
West Bengal State branch of the PUCL expired in the month of February
according to information received from Shri Ajoy Datta of West Bengal
PUCL. Shri M. A. Latif, a prominent lawyer, was associated with the PUCL
since its inception in West Bengal. When Shri V.M. Tarkunde inaugurated
the West Bengal PUCL in September 1981 with Shri Annada Shankar Ray as
its President and Shri Gaur Kishore Ghose, Shri Naresh Ganguli, Shri Deepak
Deb as its vice-presidents, Shri M.A. Latif was elected its General Secretary.
He took over as Convenor of the State branch after Shri Annada Shankar
Ray. Lately he was constantly trying to put new life in the West Bengal
PUCL. According to the information received he had formed a committee
for the purpose, which could not function as he had a sudden heart-attack
at about 9:00 a.m. in the morning after some discussions.