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What isthe contribution of jyoti basu in politics?

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Asked by priyanka nair, 07 Jan '10 12:17 pm
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He has the record of the longest serving chief minister in India history. He was the CM of Bengal from 77-2000. He stepped due to health reasons, otherwise he would have continued even longer.
Answered by sanjay khanna, 07 Jan '10 12:19 pm

 
  
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Burning of the trams and burning of Anandamargis in Kolkata.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 29 Jul '13 08:45 pm

 
  
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He made he red flag flutter in West Bengal
Answered by Whizkid, 24 Mar '10 04:39 pm

 
  
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Great personality
Answered by anil garg, 24 Aug '13 07:43 pm

 
  
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Rigging of polls and abolition of English from primary level.
Answered by Flying Saucer, 29 Jul '13 09:06 pm

 
  
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Longest serving chief minister in India so far.
Answered by Good Citizen, 11 Jan '10 10:19 pm

 
  
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Basu is a legend even in his life time. Despite coming from a very rich family, he faught and struggled for the poor through out his life. He was a Barristor but brief less owing to his devotion for his party CPI(M). He rendered his best for the upliftment of the working class in India. Remained the C.M. of Bengal for record period of time but was alwayas given importance even by the vetern leaders of Congress, BJP etc. Right from Mrs. Gandhi, Mr. Rajib, Mr. A.B.Vajpayee etc.Even present leaders like Soniaji, Advaniji, Monmohanji also respect him much. He was a disciplined worker of his own party and thus casually ignored the offer of the Prime Ministership. Mr. Jyoti Basu may not survive more, but he served the working people of India in his life time. He was attempted by the activists, he was invited to give lectures from the foreign Universities (like Oxford, Cambridge etc) number of times. Now he is above of all politics. I pay salute to him.
Answered by ashis, 07 Jan '10 04:43 pm

 
  
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Basu was elected to the Bengal Legislative Assembly in 1946, contesting the Railway constituency. When the Communist Party of India split in 1964, Basu became one of the first nine members of the Politburo of the newly-formed Communist Party of India (Marxist).[2] In 1967 and 1969, Basu became Deputy Chief Minister of West Bengal in the United Front governments.

From June 21, 1977 to November 6, 2000, Basu served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the Left Front government. In 1996 Jyoti Basu seemed all set to be the consensus leader of the United Front for the post of Prime Minister of India. However, the CPI(M) Politburo decided not to participate in the government, a decision that Jyoti Basu later termed a historic blunder. H.D. Deve Gowda from the Janata Dal instead became Prime Minister. Basu resigned from the Chief Ministership of West Bengal in 2000 for health reasons, and was succeeded by fellow CPI(M) politician Buddhadeb Bhattacharya. As of 2009[update], Basu holds t ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 07 Jan '10 03:44 pm

 
  
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He was more liberal and progressive minded compared to other hardcore leftists. Anyway he accepted that it was a blunder not to accept the PMship once offered to him by the Anti BJP front.
Answered by UNNIKRISHNA RAMAN, 07 Jan '10 12:20 pm

 
  
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He is the man who shied away when offered the post of PM, which is, indeed, unbelievable. What contributiion can be expected from such a guy.
Answered by Siachen, 07 Jan '10 12:20 pm

 
  
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