A 19 member state secretariat was elected in the two- day state committee meeting held on April 28-29. The members are: Biman Basu, Buddhadev Bhattacharjee, Nirupam Sen, Suryakanta Misra, Madan Ghosh, Shyamal Chakraborty, Mridul Dey, Md Salim, Gautam Deb, Shyamali Gupta, Dipak Dasgupta, Nripen Choudhury, Raghunath Kushari, Amitava Basu, Sridip Bhattacharya, Rabin Deb, Dipak Sarkar, Amiya Patra and Sujan Chakraborty. The last two members have been newly inducted. Amiya Patra is district secretary of Bankura while Sujan Chakraborty is district secretary of South 24 Parganas.
Veteran leader Benoy Konar was a member of the last state secretariat. However, he got relieved due to age and ill health. Konar is a special invitee to the state committee as well as is the chairman of the Central Control Commission.
People’s Democracy, May 06, 2012