Ashok Ghosh, Indian politician, Died at 94


Ashok Ghosh was born on July 2, 1921, and died on March 3, 2016.
He was an Indian Bengali politician.
He was also the senior leader of All India Forward Bloc political party.
Ashok held the position of the state general secretary of Forward Bloc in West Bengal from 1946 until his death in 2016
He was a follower of Subhas Chandra Bose’s political ideology.
Ghosh became a general secretary of All India Forward Bloc, West Bengal in 1946.
The minister was in the same position without any interruption until his death in 2016.
Following the Indian general elections in 1989, Ashok voiced against the then coalition government, which he called an “opportunistic coalition”.
There he told, “The opportunistic coalition coming up in Delhi will conspire against the Interests of the people of West Bengal and In the changed situation, the Left Front must get ready to spearhead a sustained movement for preserving the Interests of the state as well its people.”
In 2007 following the Nandigram violence, Ashok Ghosh convened an all political party meeting in Kolkata.
Ashok Ghosh was admitted in a private hospital in South Kolkata, in February 2016 following respiratory problems.
Around February 4, 2016, his condition became critical.
Ashok Ghosh passed away at 94 yrs old.