GJM is agitating under the leadership of Bimal Gurung demanding a separate Gorkha land State carved out from in and around of
The bandh that was resumed on Monday evening was called to highlight the GJM’s demand for a separate
The GJM leadership has rejected talks with the state government and is awaiting word from the Centre on its request for tripartite discussion on the subject. A reply is also being prepared to Mr.Bhattacharjee, who has invited GJM for talks.
Meanwhile, the veteran CPM leader Mr.Jyotibasu has said that West Bengal Government will be represented at any tripartite meeting the centre may call to discuss the situation in the
Mr.Basu also regretted the refusal of the GJM leadership to sit for talks with the state government following an offer to do so by the West Bengal Chief Minister. He also said that the West Bengal Government is ready and keen to consider granting of greater autonomy to the
The centre already preoccupied with the all time high inflation rate and busy in tackling it, has to shoulder the additional burden of immediately holding a tripartite talks with the GJM to end the political impasse and bring normalcy in the