New Delhi: In order to settle the Gorkhaland issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants to make a trilateral treaty with the Centre. It will provide more autonomy to New Hill Council, which was constituted after an agreement reached between the state government and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

Talking to reporters, Mamata said that this treaty would boost the pace of development of Gorkhaland.Reaffirming her commitment to its development, she said every possible measure will be taken for making Darjeeling the Switzerland of India.

The CM reiterated her promise to give priority to the development of Jangal Mahal region too. Commenting on the Land Acquisition Act, Mamata said, “Land should not be acquired forcibly.” Mamata criticized the CPM for the battered financial condition of the state.

She said that apart from special audit conducted by Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), white paper would also be issued in this regard to find out the alleged misdeeds of the previous government.

On being asked about administrative set -up of the state, Mamata informed that the Left government had politicized the whole system. Now the same officials will get conducive atmosphere to work, added the CM. The Government will give salary to its employee through banks from September.

JPN/Bureau