Pakistan: Awami Workers Party deeply grieved at Kutty’s death

, by AWP

The Awami Workers Party is deeply saddened at the passing away of Biyyathil Mohyuddin Kutty, one of the great comrades, a committed worker of the socialist movement, a campaigner of peace in South Asia and a humanist.

In a condolence message, the AWP President Yousuf Mustikhan, secretary general Akhtar Hussain Advocate, founding president Abid Hassan Minto, KP President Shahab Khattak, Sindh President Dr Bakhshal Thallo, and others declared his demise an irreparable loss to the socialist movement, working class and oppressed people of Balochistan, Sindh and KP.

He was voice for the downtrodden, who always remained committed to the cause of working class and democracy.

B.M Kutty, as he was known popularly, was born into an educated peasant family from Kerala. From his early age he integrated himself into the struggle for the down trodden’s rights after migrating to Pakistan.

He joined Communist Party of Pakistan and spent many years in prison for organizing industrial workers, the peasantry, miners and political activists.

In the 1980s, he also served as the joint secretary general of the Movement for Restoration of Democracy (MRD) during Zia’s dictatorship.

He also remained allied with political rights movements in Balochistan and adviser to late Mir Ghous Bux Bizenjo, then governor of the province.

He also edited “In Search of Solutions: An Autobiography of Mir Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo”.

Issued by Information secretary

Awami Workers Party


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