Devoid of any high ideology and believing in the cult of violence the
In 1997, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, in a reply to an Assembly question, stated that between 1977 & 1996, 28,000 political murders were committed. It meant on an average 125.7 murders were effected in
Between 1977-2010, no murderer was brought to book for this dreadful figure of 55,408 murders.
Business graveyard - The industrial decline of Bengal under the stewardship of Jyoti Basu
Jyoti Basu once told an industrialist that capitalists were class enemies and he should expect no sympathy.
'Amar bari, tomar bari, Naxalbari' were resonating across Bengal.
In cities and towns, businessmen were seen as class enemies and the animosity took the form of militant trade unionism. Often, businessmen were the victims.
There was a thin line
It was also the time when Bengal's engineering industry, which was heavily dependent on the Railways, was badly hit as orders were cut down.
Indira Gandhi govt took this as an opportunity for her advantage & nationalised many industries, 100s of Entrepreneurs moved out of Bengal.
And though the United Front government tried to control the Naxal movement, it steered clear of meddling in labour disputes, in keeping with its electoral promise.
Another promise was to
A long list of companies, from tea major Brooke Bond India to ICI India, Shaw Wallace, Bata, Birla's and electronics giant Philips India, which incidentally born
The Communists had infested the thought process of Middle Class Bengalis, I find no difference between Brainwashed terrorists & these Bhadralok species.
Luther, the chairman of Damodar River Valley Corporation was attacked brutally
Chief minister Jyoti Basu clucked his tongue over these incidents but did little to restrain the marauding mobs. With their top managers beaten, intimidated and humiliated, companies
This is the most enduring bit of Basu’s chequered legacy: by failing to rein in the belligerent trade union leaders early in his reign, he found that he couldn’t exercise
Infact till 1960s, Bengal was the 2nd most industrialised state & had surpassed Bombay-Gujarat in number of industries & employment.
Sen also said that it was during the Left regime that investments abandoned the state, agricultural development declined and Bengal got ruined.
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