Gigo Adzhikirov was born in 1912 in the village Ekshisovo in Lerin.
As early as 1934 he became a member of the Communist Party of Greece
and worked actively to achieve party aims. He participated in the campaign
of the parliamentary elections in January 1936 and together with the
other communists from Ekshisovo fought for the opening of an electoral
office of the People's Front in his own village. In the pre-election
campaign, a group of villagers - among them Gigo - joined the candidates
of the People's Front in their visit to villages and protected them
from attacks by the police.
From 1943 to 1945 Gigo was secretary of the Party organization in Ekshisovo
and a member of the Surovichko regional committee of CPG. In this period
he developed a greater importance in the party and fought bravely against
the Nazi occupation and their agents Kalchev and others.
After Varkiza he was followed by the monarcho-fascist government forces,
who burned down his house. Regardless, he continued to work underground
for the large freedom fighting organizations.
In 1948 he was one of the leaders of the unattached shooters in Surovichko.
On 6 December 1948 close to the mills of Gorsko, he fell into an enemy
ambush and was heavily wounded. He died on the same day and his comrades
buried him in the village of Zeleniche. Three days later, the monarcho-fascists
exhumed his body and dragged it through the villages to terrorise the
people. Gigo had reached the rank of captain in DAG.
From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom
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