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WB govt asks GJM to maintain peace

Posted by Ramesh Khati on July 21, 2009

Kolkata, Jul 20 (PTI) The West Bengal government today welcomed the recess granted by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) during its indefinite bandh in Darjeeling hills and appealed to it to maintain peace before the tripartite talks.

“The GJM should create a congenial atmosphere for talks during the tripartite meeting on August 11,” West Bengal Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen said.

Sen thanked the GJM for a 10-hour recess from 8.00 a.m.

today and also welcomed its decision of not blocking the Sevoke Road, the sole road link to Sikkim, till July 23.

All tea gardens and cinchona plantation were also kept out of the purview of the bandh during the day.

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