PIB ReleaseThe second round of Political level talks regarding Gorkha Interim Authority between the Union Government, the Government of West Bengal and Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJM) were held here today. The meeting was Chaired by the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Ajay Maken. The Union Government was represented by Shri Dinesh Trivedi, MoS (H&FW), Home Secretary, Shri GK Pillai, the Government of West Bengal by Dr. Suryakant Mishra, Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Home Secretary Shri Samar Ghosh and the GJM by a delegation headed by its General Secretary Shri Roshan Giri.
The following were decided in the meeting;
1. It was agreed that the Government of West Bengal and the GJM will submit their point wise observation/ reaction to the Union Government’s proposal regarding the Interim Authority within two weeks.
2. A week after that, August 17th was fixed as the date for next official level talks where the proposal will be discussed in detail.
3. Subsequently, after the Monsoon Session of Parliament the third Political level talks will take place after thrashing out the differences in the proposal at the official level.