Atul Kumar Anjan Age, Death, Family, Biography

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Death Cause: Cancer
Death Date: 03/05/2024
Age: 69 Years

Atul Kumar Anjan

Other NameAtul Kumar Anjaan
Full NameAtul Kumar Singh Anjan
Profession(s)Politician, Social Activist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 7" (170 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyCommunist Party of India (CPI)
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Political Journey• Elected to the National Council of Communist Party of India (1989)
• Elected to the National Executive Committee of the Communist Party of India (1992)
• Appointed as a member of the National Secretariat (1995)
• Appointed as the General Secretary of All India Kisan Sabha (1997, 2001, 2006, 2010, 2016)
• Contested the Lok Sabha Elections from Ghosi Constituency from a ticket of the Communist Party of India but lost (1998, 2004, 2009, 2014)
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 April 1955 (Thursday)
BirthplaceLucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date of Death3 May 2024 (at around 3:45 a.m.)
Place of DeathMayo Hospital in Lucknow
Age (at the time of death)69 Years
Death CauseCancer
Zodiac signTaurus
SignatureAtul Kumar Anjan's signature
HometownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolAttended a state board school in Lucknow (1967)
College/UniversityLucknow University
Educational Qualification(s)• Graduation (1977)
• Post Graduation (1981)
• L.L.B (1984)
Address3S.B.I. Halvasia Court,Mahatma Ghandi Marg
ControversiesCriticised For Remarks on Sunny Leone's Advertisement
During an election rally, Atul Kumar Anjan once gave a statement that the reason behind increasing number of rapes in the country was the repeated telecast of condom advertisement by Sunny Leone. He was severely criticised for his statement in the media. [1]The Indian Express

Controversial Statement on Ram Temple in Ayodhya
In November 2018, during a press conference Atul Kumar Anjan said that Kishkindha scandal of Tulsidas's Ramcharitmanas was going on in Ayodhya between RSS, BJP, and Shiv Sena, who were trying to take the credit for construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. [2]Patrika

Controversial Remarks on Governors' Post
In 2018, Atul Kumar Anjan sparked a controversy for claiming that the state governors across the country were acting like “dogs” of the Central Government. He also went on to say that Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik was running RSS office from Raj Bhavan. [3]TimesNow News
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
WifeBharti Anjaan
ChildrenVidushi Bade
ParentsFather- Dr. Ayodhya Prasad Singh (Died in 1985; Freedom Fighter who took part in Hindustan Socialist Republican Association activities)
Mother- Pramila Singh
Atul Kumar Anjan's parents
SiblingsSister- Ratna Singh
Style Quotient
Car CollectionHonda Brio
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs 7,44,495 per annum (as of 2019)
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
• Cash: Rs. 40,000
• Bank Deposits: Rs. 96,30,353
• Motor Vehicle: Rs. 4,95,000

Immovable Assets
• Agricultural Land: Rs. 15,00,000
• Commercial Buildings: Rs. 25,00,000
• Residential Buildings: Rs. 25,00,000 (as of 2019)
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 1 Crore 65 Lakhs (as of 2019)

Atul Kumar Anjan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Atul Kumar Anjan

  • Atul Kumar Anjan was a senior CPI leader and national secretary of the Communist Party of India.
  • Atul Kumar Anjan grew up in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • He stepped into the student politics in 1977.
  • In 1979, at the age of 24, he became the first person to be elected as the President of the All India Students Federation of Lucknow University.
  • He gained popularity among the students for raising their concerns and was elected as the President of Lucknow University’s Student Union three more times; he led the organisation for 7 years (from 1979 to 1986).
  • An influential speaker, Atul Kumar Anjan was fluent in six languages.
  • Anjan contested the Lok Sabha elections from the Ghosi constituency several times but faced defeat in every election. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Atul managed to collect only 18 thousand votes.

    Atul Kumar Anjan during a party program

    Atul Kumar Anjan during a party program

  • He also worked for the interest of farmers and workers. As a member of the Swaminathan Commission, he made several noteworthy recommendations including MSP for farmers’ produce.

    Atul Kumar Anjan with farmers' delegation

    Atul Kumar Anjan with farmers’ delegation

  • Atul was associated with the Bharatiya Kisan Sabha and expressed his views openly on issues related to the interests of farmers.
  • Anjan also served as the General Secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha.
  • Atul was one of the key leaders of the popular Police-PAC rebellion of Uttar Pradesh. He had remained in jail for around 4 years and 9 months.
  • Before his demise, he was undergoing treatment for cancer at Mayo Hospital in Lucknow.