Darjeeling: After Lepcha and Tamang, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee constitutes cultural board with the Sherpas. Not only that, she also allotted five crore rupees for the development of the community.
On Friday CM Mamata Banerjee celebrated the 118th Birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Mall Road in Darjeeling. The birthday of the freedom fighter in the midst of many programmes. There Mamata Banerjee paid homage to Netaji. Singer Soumitra Chatterjee was also present on the occasion.
Among the others present at the ceremony, were Roshan Giri, Harka Bahadur Chetri and other GTA members.
Banerjee said, “We will have to work together for the development of the hills. Development is our only aim and we will work towards that.”
Many local people were present at today’s event. She gave the message of unity in front of them. She went to Richmond hill thereafter.