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Dasgupta was fearless parliamentarian: West Bengal Governor

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday expressed grief at the demise of Communist Party of India leader Gurudas Dasgupta saying he was a fearless parliamentarian who spoke his views firmly.

ANI | Kolkata (West Bengal) | Updated: 31-10-2019 20:05 IST | Created: 31-10-2019 20:05 IST
Dasgupta was fearless parliamentarian: West Bengal Governor
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar (File photo). Image Credit: ANI

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday expressed grief at the demise of Communist Party of India leader Gurudas Dasgupta saying he was a fearless parliamentarian who spoke his views firmly. "As a Union Minister and Member of Parliament from 1989- 1991, I had the privilege of knowing him (Dasgupta). He was fearless and ace parliamentarian who always presented his viewpoint firmly. His death is a huge loss to the Indian polity," Dhankhar said in a statement.

The Governor also conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. Dasgupta, 83, died in Kolkata on Friday morning. He was suffering from heart and kidney-related ailments.

Dasgupta was a well-known trade unionist. He was a three-time member of Rajya Sabha and leader of CPI in Lok Sabha. (ANI)

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