E. M. S. Namboodiripad
A year ago, Fidel Castro departed the world after a career of building socialism and being a sentinel against capitalism.
On April 17, 1961, the United States government tried to overthrow the socialist government in Cuba. The CIA-backed force landed on the Bay of Pigs but were defeated by the will of the Cuban people. This was the first of many attempts to overthrow the Cuban government - and to assassinate Castro (600 attempts!).
In Delhi, as news came in