West Bengal Sports and Transport Minister and senior
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Subhas Chakraborty died in
hospital here Monday, party officials said. He was 68.
The death was announced by Biman Bose, chairman of West Bengal's ruling Left
Front, in which the CPI-m is the major partner. He is survived by his wife and
Chakraborty, who had been on ventilator support at a private hospital here,
slipped into a coma earlier Monday, a hospital spokesman said.