• The West Bengal Government will take over Indira Bhavan, which was the official residence of former Chief Minister Jyoti Basu at Salt Lake.

  • It  would be turned into a museum and a research centre devoted to Kavi Nazrul Islam, “a contemporary of Rabindranath Tagore”.

  • “The decision to convert Indira Bhavan into Nazrul Bhavan has been taken in public interest and to promote research work on the great rebel poet

  • The Nazrul Bhavan would house a research centre and museum on the great rebel poet who made a memorable contribution to the country's freedom movement.

  • The bungalow was named Indira Bhavan during the Congress Session in 1972 when the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi stayed there for the duration of the session.