Jaswant meets Chidambaram for peace in Darjeeling


New Delhi, May 28 (PTI) Lok Sabha member from Darjeeling Jaswant Singh today met Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and appealed to him to ensure peace in the hilltown in wake of the killing of top Gorkha leader Madan Tamang.

“I have appealed to the Home Minister to ensure peace and law and order in Darjeeling. The GJM is for peace and tranquillity,” Singh told reporters after meeting Chidambaram.

Singh said he will visit Darjeeling tomorrow and attend a peace rally there.

On being questioned on allegations of involvement of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) for Tamang’s murder, Singh said the CBI could be asked to probe the incident.

“Let the CBI probe the murder and the truth will come out,” he said.


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