Jyoti Basu

Jyoti Basu (Bengali: জ্যোতি বসু Joti Boshu, 8 July 1914 – 17 January 2010; also Jyoti Rindra Basu) was a Bengali politician belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) from West Bengal, India. He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977 to 2000, making him the longest-serving Chief Minister of any state of India. Basu was a member of the CPI(M) Politburo from the time of the party's founding in 1964 until 2008. From 2008 until his death in 2010 he remained a permanent invitee to the central committee of the party.

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Jyoti Basu - Death, Tribute and Legacy
... On 1 January 2010, Basu was admitted to AMRI hospital (Bidhannagar, Kolkata) after he was diagnosed with pneumonia ... Draped in the national flag, Mr Basu's body was driven through the streets of Calcutta on a gun carriage.However, the time schedule went awry in his last moments as thousands of people thronged the streets ... has lost a veteran and eminent public figure," Manmohan Singh said Basu was a politician to whom he often turned for "sagacious advice" ...
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee - Early Life
... to move to the designated residence of Chief Minister in honour of party patriarch Jyoti Basu and continued working from his one bed-room Lower Income Group government quarter at Palm Avenue, Kolkata ... his resignation from the state cabinet due to a significant difference of opinion with Jyoti Basu ... Not only did the two leaders (Jyoti Basu and Bhattacharya) become closer during this period, Bhattacharya also matured as a politician ...