THE HIMALAYAN BEACON
DARJEELING, 14 JANUARY 2018: Sanjeev Lama, Joint Secretary, Gorkha Janmukti Yuva Morcha, Central Committee has refuted media reports stating that Bimal Gurung never spoke of wanting to initiate a dialogue with Mamata Banerjee or wanting to talk with her. He said the party president (Bimal Gurung) in his interaction to the press never once spoke of his desire to talk with Mamata Banerjee. He said that the entire video of Gurung’s press meet had been watched by the people and that nowhere does the party president talks of his desire to initiate a dialogue with the Bengal Chief Minister.
Lama said that the concocted press reports were actually the result of a conspiracy hatched by Binay – Anit Faction of the Party. He said that they (Binay-Anit faction) should no longer try to cheat the people. He also refuted the allegation that Bimal Gurung has been a puppet of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Government. He on the other hand said that both Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa were the puppets of the State Government which was a well known fact.
He said that Darjeeling Hills never belonged to West Bengal which was proved by historic documents. He condemned a handful of leaders who had transformed the issue of Gorkhaland into a business and used it to further their own political career.