Well I see a lot of people celebrating #JyotiBasu today on his birth anniversary as a person who brought economic well being to West Bengal.
In reality, the LF has collectively damaged a once most industrialised and prosperous State.
During Independence, WB contributed 24% to the total Industrial Output of the country. When LF came into power, this contribution went down to 11.6%. As Basu's tenure ended, the value had fallen to 4.6%.
Graph shows the declining contribution during his tenure
Not to forget that Basu's tenure saw a militant trade union movement.
The graph shows the number of mandays lost due to strikes and lockouts (numbers in million)