Darjeeling, 15th December: While addressing a gathering at Jalpaiguri, the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that only TMC can figure out a lasting political solution for the hills. Following this, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Chairman Anit Thapa took to social media and expressed his gratitude to the CM for declaring that "under her leadership she will provide Permanent Political Solution to Gorkhas."
"I on behalf of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and people of Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills ardently applaud and thank your gesture. You have rightfully understood the issues of Gorkhas. Besides we would like to ensure that the development of our hills are moving towards positive direction. We also want to tell you that peace and tranquility of the area is our utmost priority," Thapa wrote.