Mamata government pulls out all stops to foil GJM shutdown

Control rooms have also been set up to monitor the situation

Darjeeling (West Bengal): Taking a tough stance against Wednesday’s shutdown called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) in Darjeeling, West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday warned its employees of stern action if they fail to turn up. Control rooms have also been set up to monitor the situation The GJM has called the shutdown More...

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