Darjeeling (Agencies): The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha on Friday announced lifting for four days from Saturday its indefinite bandh called in the Darjeeling Hills on February 9 to protest against the police firing at Sipchu in Jalpaiguri.

Senior GJM leader Harkabhadur Chhetri announced at Kumani that the bandh would be lifted from February 19 to 22 to help people stock up food and other essential commodities and also because of the approaching secondary examinations.

The decision was taken after a GJM team led by general secretary Roshan Giri held talks with senior BJP leader and Darjeeling MP Jaswant Singh in Delhi, Chhetri said.

Meanwhile, normal life was paralysed in the Darjeeling Hills for the 10th day today with vehicles off the road, shops and markets remaining closed and no attendance in government offices though there was no report of any untoward incident from any part of the hills.