Kolkata, Mar 28 (UNI) Tripura Chief Minister and senior CPI(M) Politbureau member Manik Sarkar today called on veteran Marxist Jyoti Basu and discussed the Coimbatore party congress beginning tomorrow.
Mr Sarkar visited Mr Basu's Salt Lake residence here and the meeting lasted for about half an hour.
''We discussed the party congress and some other matters. Mr Basu is a revered politician and we will miss him in the party congress,'' Mr Sarkar told mediapersons later.
The CPI(M) patriarch had earlier said that he would not be attending the party congress due to his illness.
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