Leaders remember Basu
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- Published 18.01.10
His advice was statesman-like but always pragmatic and based on unshakable values
I have the warmest memories of our many meetings — of his charm and grace...
He was our guardian. The... Left democratic movement has received a severe blow
First and last chapter of the Left Front Government
Our ideologies were different. Still, going by his greatness, I respect him...
Jyoti Basu was one of the tallest leaders of contemporary India.
He leaves us bereft because there will be none like JB again
I have lost my father forthe second time in Jyoti Basu.s death
A tall and experienced leader... who got the love and confidence of his people
Immense loss for Bangladeshas well as myself.... Have lost a tested friend and well-wisher
Agreat friend and a greatPrime Minister India never had
We view his passing with great sorrow. He was a great leader of the nation and the state
The news of my friend Basu.s death saddened me
The people of India have lost a true patriot, renowned personality and a great humanist
He set a very rare example.... He continued to work till the end of his life
He was a great legacy, a history by himself
The Bengal experience under Basu is an exemplary model for the working class
The tallest leader. He alsofought to the end... our heartfelt sadness on his demise
He displayed his abilities as a leader of the people, an able administrator...
His sagacity and leadership ...have been a source ofinspiration
He would be remembered for his ideas, his leadership, his warm presence, his affection
He was a towering statesman in post-Independence India.Our prayers are with his family
US ENVOY TIMOTHY J ROEMER
Not many know that Jyoti Babu was an ardent cricket lover
He was always keen on development of sport. His contribution...is immense
I knew him personally for more than five decades
It is a great personal loss to me. We were friends since 1946-47
SIDDHARTHA SHANKAR RAY