"I give them 72-hours to withdraw their shutdown. We have tolerated it for eight days. Enough is enough. I cannot tolerate that the whole state is suffering due to the political interests of a few," Banerjee told media persons.

"If they do not withdraw the shutdown, then as per the court's order we will be compelled to take strong action just like when required, we have to take strong medicine," said Banerjee.

Life in north Bengal's Darjeeling hills has been crippled since on Saturday after the GJM called an indefinite shutdown demanding a separate Gorkhaland.


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