Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today paid tributes to revolutionary Cuban
icon Fidel Castro, saying he was a brave leader of world communism and will always be remembered as an inspiration for anti-imperialist movements.

"Castro was not just the leader of Cuban Communist party but the brave leader of world communist movement. Beyond that, he was the inspirational force of anti-imperialist movements the world over," he said in a statement here.

Describing Castro as a man of "strong and unparallelled personality", Pinarayi hailed the challenges he had posed to the imperialist policies of the US. (PTI)