24 June:A four-member delegation of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) met the Union Home Minister, Shri Shivraj Patil here today. It was led by the GJM General Secretary, Shri Roshan Giri.
The delegation submitted a memorandum in support of their demands. The Union Home Minister heard the delegation patiently. He said that the issues raised by them should be resolved through dialogue in a peaceful manner with the State. If any co-operation is needed, the Union may help the State and others also if such co-operation is asked for. He emphasized the need to maintain peace and free movement of essential commodities in the region.
Some senior officers of the Union Home Ministry including the Special Secretary (Internal Security), Shri M.L. Kumawat were present during the meeting.