|Agreement for GTA was signed on 18 July 2011 at Pintail Village near Siliguri in the presence of |
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration is a semi-autonomous administrative body for the Darjeeling hills in West Bengal, India. The GTA replaced the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council, which was formed in 1988 and administered the Darjeeling hills for 23 years. GTA presently has three hill subdivisions Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and Kurseong and some areas of Siliguri subdivision under its authority.