ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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WEST BENGAL-Ananta Singh Case CPI(M) on Trial

October 8, 1977 WEST BENGAL Ananta Singh Case: CPI(M) on Trial Kalyan Chaudhuri THE Left Front government in West Bengal has refused to consider as political prisoners those who are being tried in the Fourth Tribunal. The chief minister, Jyoti Basu, told representatives of the Bandimukti-O-Gana- dabi Prastuti Committee, when they met him on September 14, that the state government would not treat Ananta Singh, Amalcndu Sen (husband of Mary Tyler), Kalpana Bose, and their 30 other associates, who are being tried in the Fourth Tribunal, as political elements, and the Committee was tree to undertake any programme of action on this issue. The deputationists claimed that Jyoti Basu's attitude was "very rigid".

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