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BJP leaders meet Bengal Governor, seek permanent solution for Darjeeling

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led government of unleashing a "reign of terror" in the hills following the declaration of the Lok Sabha election results, the on Friday met seeking a permanent for the region.

"Ever since the BJP won the Lok Sabha seat by a margin of over four lakh votes, a 'reign of terror' has been unleashed there by the The 17 municipal councillors of Darjeeling, who resigned from the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and joined the BJP, are being harassed, assaulted and imprisoned in false cases by the local police," said after the meeting with the

"The should immediately intervene in this matter. The BJP is looking for a permanent in Darjeeling," he said with from Raju Bista by his side.

Roy demanded that the Governor should immediately intervene in order to stop custodial torture of the locals. He also warned the of Police of dire consequences if the police atrocities didn't stop.

"The torture on people inside the prisons in Darjeeling should stop. We demand a full scale probe into the issue," Roy said.

The Trinamool Congress-turned-termed the law and order situation in the state as "terrible" and said that they have urged the Governor to immediately talk to Banerjee to solve the ensuing problems.

"We have urged the Governor to immediately talk to the in order to solve the and order situation in the state. But we believe that she (Banerjee) will not come to meet the Governor because of her arrogance," Roy added.



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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 20:10 IST