Mamata to declare Mirik as sub-devision

27 Mar 2017

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today reached north bengal for a five-day tour, where she is scheduled to attend several programmes. She attended a press conference at Jalpaiguri theis evening. Keeping in view her visit, security has been beefed up in the area, state secretariat sources said. Mamata is likely to hold a meeting with representatives of private hospital and nursing homes in north Bengal tomorrow and is scheduled to inaugurate several projects and lay foundation stones of some new ones. The chief minister is also likely to distribute benefits among people of the district on Tuesday and inaugurate a mobile animal treatment unit there, the sources said.

She is scheduled to flag off a few long-distance buses of North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) and inaugurate a women police station and a residential complex for sub-inspectors. During her visit, the chief minister will declare Mirik as a new sub-division, the sources added. (EOIC)