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Life of Veteran Parliamentarian Somnath Chatterjee

August 13, 2018, 8:02 PM IST India India

A 10-time Lok Sabha MP, Somnath Chatterjee passed away at 89. The first communist to don the role of a Speaker, it was on his initiative that proceedings of the Zero Hour were telecast live from July 5, 2004. His demise was mourned by the current Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.