Randhir Singh, Indian political scientist, Died at 94


Randhir Singh was born January 2, 1922, and died on January 31, 2016.

He was a Marxist scholar, political theorist and teacher from India.

Randhir Singh native village was Manuke in present day Moga district of Punjab, India.

But, he was brought up in Lahore where his father was working as a doctor.

Randhir Singh is known as one of the founders of the student movement in the country in the 1930s and a freedom fighter who remained in jail during India’s freedom movement in the 1940s.

Mostly, he taught at Delhi University.

Although he was a teacher of political science, students from other subjects also used to attend his class and listen to Singh, even standing outside classroom premises or around windows as his classroom was always full.

Mr. Singh retired as Professor from Delhi University in 1987.

Randhir Singh death has gotten the attention of some of the world leaders like Baburam Bhattarai who called Singh a great scholar of the present time.

Randhir Singh passed away at 94 yrs old.