Jyoti Basu is reported to be dead as per the latest information recovered. The veteran Left Front leader and ex-Chief Minister of West Bengal has passed away today after suffering from pneumatic infection.
As per a report published on kalponik.us, he died today at around 1:30 pm today, 6th January 2010. He developed breathing trouble at early morning hours and was shifted to the ventilator in the afternoon hours. He was admitted to the Salt Lake AMRI Hospital in Kolkata for the aforesaid pneumonic infection.
The death news of the iconic figure will be shocking to many of his followers as he was the pioneer of Leftist movement in India. The West Bengal Govt. is preparing for the mourning.
Jyoti Basu was the member of CPI (M) Politburo from the founding time of 1964 till 2008 and served as the longest Chief Minister of India from 1977 to 2000.