The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) may have revived its demand for a separate State but that does not seem to deter its president Bimal Gurung from sharing the dais with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an event in Darjeeling on Tuesday.

“Led by our president, we are also planning to meet the Chief Minister separately,” GJM assistant general secretary Jyoti Kumar Rai told The Hindu on the telephone from Darjeeling on Monday, even as his colleagues participated in a demonstration staged in New Delhi to press their demand for Gorkhaland.


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