Darjeeling: The GJM on Wednesday sought intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Gorkhaland issue saying it was a political problem. The central government and the Prime Minister should intervene. It is not a law and order problem. It is a political problem. The people in the hills want Gorkhaland. If the people can get Telengana,why dont we get Gorkhaland? GJM general secretary Roshan Giri said.
Guv refuses to mediate
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan Wednesday ruled out the possibility of his mediation in the Darjeeling conflict saying,I hope they (state government and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha) find a way out of it. I think an earnest effort will be made by both the sides. He said being the Governor,I cannot mediate in the Darjeeling matter and added that If I go (to the hills),it will add to the confusion.