Interim council will not dilute demand for separate State: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

August 20th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI  


By Tarak Sarkar

Darjeeling, Aug 20 (ANI): A delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM),
a forum crusading for the formation of a separate Gorkhaland state, said the
interim council would not, in any way, dilute their demand for a separate

A delegation led by General Secretary of the GJM, Roshan Giri, visited New
Delhi this week to attend a tripartite meeting with officials of the central
and West Bengal governments.

Giri said talks on election, tenure and the composition would be taken up
during the next meeting, which is scheduled for September 7.

“Talks on election, tenure, composition will be taken up on September 7, and
this interim council will not, in any way, destabilize our demand for the
formation of Gorkhaland,” said Giri.

Earlier, the ‘political-level’ talks were held in New Delhi on July 24.

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