Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

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Birthday
1, 1944
Birthplace
India
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Birthday
1, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
India

About

Politician who was the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 2000 to 2011, when he became the second West Bengal Chief Minister to lose an election from his own constituency. He was a member of the politburo of the Communist Party of India.

Before Fame

He was a supporter of Vietnam during the Vietnam war.

Trivia

His administration came under heavy criticism for police violence against protesters in East Midnapore.

Family Life

His father's cousin was revolutionary poet, Sukanta Bhattacharya who wrote Certificate and Sleepless.

Associated With

He succeeded Jyoti Basu as the Chief Minster of West Bengal in 2000.