Prasanta Sur

Prasanta Sur (Bengali: প্রশান্ত শূর) (1923–2008) was the convenor of the Kolkata district Left Front committee and became the first Left Front Mayor of Kolkata in 1969. A member of the state committee of Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sur was the urban development minister in the first Left Front government in 1977. Later, he also held key portfolios like health and refugee rehabilitation. He died on 29 February 2008, after suffering from age-related problems.

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... A simple man of humble disposition, and uncomplicated lifestyle, he, thereafter, devoted himself full-time to party work ... He died on 29 February 2008 ...