Moloy Roy (15th November,1937 – 22nd May, 2021), beloved by many and a respected leader of the State Government Employees’ movement, lost his life to Covid. He was born in the Maimansingha district of undivided Bengal and came to Kolkata during the 1947 partition. After graduating in 1959 he joined the service under the Government of West Bengal. He was a skilled organiser, beautiful orator, good writer and had a very pleasant personality.
Having had got tuned to the sounds of scientific socialism Moloy Roy, as one of the workers of the left and democratic movement, was soon apparent as an organiser and leader. Two notable qualities of Moloy Roy were his capabilities to speak on a subject in a simple manner understandable even to commoners and his remarkably sharp memory. Transfer opened up the avenues to establish himself as the accepted leader, not only of the State Government employees but also of the Central Government employees (Post & Telegraph). Once he could return to Kolkata through official transfers he became an invaluable leader of various organizations like the 12 July Committee, All India State Govt. Employees Federation etc. From 1992 to 1995 he was the General Secretary of the State Govt. Employees Coordination Committee. After retirement he was the Confidential Assistant of the then C.M of West Bengal, Sri Budhhadeb Bhattacharjee for a considerable period and proved his administrative efficiency. He was also the Secretary (HQ) of the All-India State Government Federation and President of the Kara-Rakshi (Jail-Warden) Samiti.
He is survived by two sons, two daughters in law, two granddaughters and one grandson.
Sent By : Somnath Bhattacharya