May 31, 2011
Chief Minister breaks ice in Hill impasse, meets Bimal Gurung
Kolkata, May 31: In her first meeting as Chief Minister with Bimal Gurung, Ms. Mamata Banerjee persuaded the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president to sit with officials on June 6 to discuss the pressing problems of the Hills. The thorny political issues were deferred to a tripartite meeting at a later date.
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The Chief Minister accepted an invitation from the GJM to visit
Ms. Banerjee said the Chief Secretary would hold the official-level meeting on June 6. After that he would speak to the Centre for a tripartite talk on contentious issues. "We want a solution as soon as possible. If there is a political vision, things work out according to plan. We want good things to happen to
The confidence that Ms. Banerjee managed to generate in the minds of GJM leaders was not a sudden development. The groundwork was laid last year when she visited