Minister Arup Biswas yesterday said the Bengal government had decided to form two separate task forces for the welfare of Adivasis and Gorkhas in the Dooars and Terai.
"The state cabinet on February 17 took a decision to form two separate task forces for the development of adivasis and Gorkhas living in the plains. The forces will be formed very soon and will function like development boards," the minister for youth affairs said after a meeting with the office-bearers of the newly formed Dooars Siliguri Terai Bharatiya Nepali Forum.
Biswas did not elaborate on the composition and the functions of the task forces. Sources said chief minister Mamata Banerjee had suggested that the task forces function under the North Bengal Development Department
|Mr. Aroop Biswas, Minister of housing and youth affairs with Dr Harka Bahadur Chettri JAP President in Terai n Dooars.|
[Via: Telegraph, Pic via: JAN Andolan PARTY page]