Kolkata: Two days after the deadline given to the Maoists to lay down the arms ended, all eyes are set on the West Bengal government‘s next move.

Focusing on the political scenario and the role of administration in defeating the Maoists, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to take some stern decision.

The mood in the government can be gauged from the fact that the day ultimatum to the Maoists ended, members of All India Legal Aid Forum, on the directives issued by the Mamata Banerjee, met leaders of Police Santrash  Virodhi Jansadharan Committee (PCPA). 

Former DGP BP Saha and Jaidev Mukherjee held meeting with the PCPA leader Prasun Chatterjee , Budhdev Mahto and Ganesh Soren in Midnapore Jail.

According to the sources, it is expected that Trinamool General Secretary, Mukul Roy will meet the PCPA leaders.

By these political parleys, Mamata wants to give message to the Maoist sympathizers that while it is mulling stern action the ultras, it is also keeping the option of talks open.

Meanwhile, TMC leaders including MLAs and MPs are holding marches and public meetings in Junglemahal to cut down on all possible help to Maoists in their stronghold.

JPN/Bureau