Expelled GJM leader requests for Centre's intervention in Darjeeling hills

ANI | Updated: Oct 15, 2017 18:01 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Oct 15 (ANI): Expelled Gorkha Janmukti Morch (GJM) leader Binay Tamang on Sunday requested for Centre's intervention in Darjeeling hills during his meeting with West Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi at Raj Bhawan, Kolkata.

"The issues related to the series of bomb blast and the recently recovered arms and ammunitions in the Darjeeling Valley have been appraised in meeting. We have requested the Governor to appraise the Centre about the same", said Tamang in a press conference after the meeting.

The former GJM leader said, "We want to talk to the Centre regarding the matter and want their intervention in the area as it is sensitive area."

"We want the central government to talk about all pending issues as well as the Gorkhaland issue," added Tamang.

In the last few months, Darjeeling has been witnessing indefinite shutdown over separate Gorkhaland by various hill parties which have been spearheading the agitation, including the GJM activists. (ANI)