Communist Workers Party, a political party in the Indian state of West Bengal. CWP was formed by Jyotibhushan Bhattacharya, when the Workers Party of India split in 1976. Bhattacharya was a professor of English at Calcutta University and in 1967 he had become the first non-Congress Education Minister of West Bengal. It used to publish the Bengali journal Gram-Nagar and an English monthly named Agenda. CWP changed its name to Workers Party in 1993. Professor Jyoti Bhattacharya died in the year 1998. He was well-known as an eminent scholar and a Marxist theoretician.