Comrade Surendra had supported the people’s war in Nepal and that support remained intact until the then leadership of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) abandoned the revolutionary line. Surendra had joined the Communist Movement while studying in the USA and became a revolutionary activist there. He always stood firm in the side of the revolutionary line in the international communist movement.

Ceylon Communist Party had been one of the participant party of the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement RIM. As a participant party of the Maoist regional organization CCOMPOSA (Coordination Committee of the Maoist Parties and Organisation), Comrade Surendra had participated in this organization. He tried to unify the Maoist forces in Sri Lanka several time which had undergone splits among small groupings. His Party had worked in the areas of the poor people in the tea garden of the hilly area of Ceylon. Comrade Surendra was an outstanding leader came out of the Singhala nationality to support the Tamil people and demanded the right of self-determination of the Tamil nationality.