SNS | Kolkata | 06 August, 2016:The state government was directed by the Division Bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Arijit Banerjee of Calcutta High Court to file an affidavit in two weeks stating how many criminal cases have been withdrawn against Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) activists in keeping with a tripartite agreement among the Union government, state government and GJMM.
According to the agreement, it was decided that 500- odd criminal cases, other than those connected with murder will be withdrawn.
The state government was also directed to include in the affidavit how many review meetings on the progress of work in the development projects in the Gorkha Territiorial Administration (GTA) areas have been held.
Earlier, additional solicitor general, Kaushik Chanda submitted that the Union government has already given a sum of Rs. 465 crores for development work as per the terms of the tripartite agreement.