New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec 24: CPI(M) Polit Buro member and former West Bengal Industry Minister Nirupam Sen passed away in Kolkata early Monday morning after a prolonged illness.
He was 72. The end came at around 5.15 am at a private hospital at Salt Lake in the eastern fringe of Kolkata. The veteran Leftist was Minister in the Left Front government in West Bengal from 2001 to 2011.
The body will be kept at the Peace Haven in the city for the people to pay their last respect. The funeral will take place on Wednesday. A pall of gloom descended in the political circle both in the National Capital as well as in Kolkata hearing the sad demise of Sen. UNI