| Sharda Prasad Singh|
June 14, 1998, Purnia
| Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
Ajit Sarkar (Bengali: অজিত সরকার) (1947 – 14 June 1998) was Indian politician who was a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was the member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly for Purnia constituency four times from 1980 until his murder in 1998. He entered politics through the Students' Federation of India, the CPM’s youth wing, and is still remembered in these parts as a firebrand leader who took up the cause of the landless and the poor. He represented Purnia four times in the Assembly between 1980 and 1998 for 18 years until 14 June 1998 when he was gunned down with his driver Harendra Sharma and party worker Ashfaqur Rehman in broad daylight at Subhash Nagar in Purnea.
His son Amit Sarkar is also a politician, active in his father's constituency.
Ajit Sarkar Wikipedia