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Mamata pays tribute to Jyoti Basu on birth anniversary

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Mamata Banerjee today paid tribute to veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his 104th birth anniversary today.

Basu was West Bengal's sixth and longest serving Chief Minister from 1977 to 2000.

"Tribute to former Bengal on his birth anniversary," Banerjee said in a post.

Basu was born on this day in 1914 in an affluent family. He passed away on January 17, 2010.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 19:06 IST