KMC names civic worker's housing complex after Basu

KOLKATA, 2nd February (PTI): A housing complex for workers, named after late Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu, was today handed over to 180 employees of Kolkata Municipal Corporation in eastern parts of the city.Handing over the keys of 180 one-room apartments, Mayor Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharjee said the corporation decided to name the housing after Basu in tribute to his struggle for the cause of the working class."The housing had been built over past two years on public-private partnership model on an area of 22 acres. And after Jyotibabu's death we decided to christen it Jyoti Basu Shramik Abasan," Bhattacharjee said.

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