Essays

A singular person

Print edition : May 13, 2016

Ashok Mitra. Economist, policy maker, writer, organic intellectual, politician, litterateur, legislator: he has been all of these at different times, and often several of them together. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

Kolkata, August 2012: Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Sitaram Yechury with Ashok Mitra during the golden jubilee celebrations of the Bengali weekly 'Deshhitaishee'. Photo: Sushanta Patronobish

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