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Darjeeling Unrest : Mamata Banerjee appeals for peace

Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, June 19: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed urged people to maintain peace in the state instead of “playing with fire” as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) protest entered its eighth day.

“I would like to appeal to everyone in the mountains to kindly maintain peace. Solution can be reached through meetings and dialogues only when peace is maintained,” she said ahead of leaving for the Netherlands.

“I don’t differentiate between the hill people and others. We all work everywhere in the state. Burning down things is not the right thing to do. Instead of playing with fire, peace should be safeguarded,” Banerjee said.

Not only this, West Bengal Chief Minister also said violent protest won’t be tolerated in the state, ministers are monitoring.

Banerjee will be addressing on the occasion of the United Nations Public Service Day on June 22 at The Hague in the Netherlands.

Wefornews Bureau

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