Agartala, April 5: Biman Bose, the Left Front Chairman and Secretary of the CPM West Bengal, came out to bat for the comrade Manik Sarkar, the re-elected CPM chief minister of Tripura, before a gathering of industrialists on Friday.
Bose told members of the Merchants Chamber of Commerce that Tripura is “very investor friendly."
The MCC was hosting a ceremony to felicitate Sarkar.
Tripura is well ahead of West Bengal in several aspects. Tripura has reached literacy levels of 83 per cent, while West Bengal is touching 75per cent," Bose said, adding that Sarkar"s government has blend human development parameters with economic performance
Bose and Sarkar were just back from the Coimbatore congress of the CPM, where the West Bengal CPM unit had been criticised for its poor record in the social sector including literacy, drinking water and implementation of NREGA.