Former West Bengal Speaker Hashim Abdul Halim Passed Away At 80

80 year old former West Bengal Assembly Speaker Hashim Abdul Halim passed away today because of cardiovascular problem at a city nursing home as per information provided by his family members.

Hashim Abdul Halim passed away

Halim, who had made a record of serving as the Assembly speaker for 29 long years from 1982 to 2011 amid the Left Front tenet, was experiencing cardiovascular problems following the most recent couple of years. Fuad son of Halim said, today in the wake of returning from morning walk he complained of chest pain. He was promptly moved to a city nursing home whereas he passed away at 10.10 AM.

“Today after coming back from morning walk. He complained of chest pain. He was immediately shifted to a city nursing home. He passed away at 10.10 AM,” said Fuad.

A member from the Communist Party of India who was prominent leader of India- Marxist. He was elected as an MLA without precedent for 1977, when the CPI(M)- drove Left Front came to control. Till 2011 he was elected to the state assembly for seven consecutive phases. He was Judicial Affairs pastor from 1977 to 1982 and in this way served as the Assembly Speaker from 1982 to 2011.