Background of Jyoti Basu: Leader of Communist Party of India (Marxist)


Know the Background of Jyoti Basu, the great Leader of Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the ex-chief minister of West Bengal.

Jyoti Basu, Chief Minister of West Bengal, was born in an upper middle-class Bengali family in Calcutta (changed to Kolkata). Jyoti Basu, Leader of Communist Party of India (Marxist) was initially named Jyotirindra Basu (Birth name of Jyoti Basu).

Father name of Jyoti Basu is Nishikanta Basu, who was a doctor, resided in a village of Barodi in Dhaka District, East Bengal (now in Bangladesh). Jyoti Basu, India's longest-serving Chief Minister, received his school education at St. Xavier's Collegiate School in Kolkata and graduated from Presidency College of Kolkata (now became, Presidency University in Kolkata) with an honours degree from the Art Faculty in the year 1935 and later he went to study Law in United Kingdom.

Bhupesh Gupta was the man, who introduced Jyoti Basu to the Communist Party of Great Britain and that was the start of Political Life of Jyoti Basu. Jyoti Basu qualified for the Bar in India in the year 1940 and became a Leader of Communist Party of India.

Marxist Jyoti Basu, is the politician of Bengal of Communist Party of India (Marxist), was the longest serving Chief Minister of Bengal from 1977 to 2000. Communist Leader Jyoti Basu was the member of the CPIM Politburo of Bengal from the birth of CPM party in Bengal i.e., in 1964 until 2008.


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