Met Hon’ble Minister of Defence Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman accompanied by Lt Gen Sarath Chand, Vice Chief of Army Staff at Mintokgang this evening.
The matter with regard to some long- standing land issues and transfer of such land in the name of the Army was brought up, for which intervention of the State Government was sought. I assured to look into this issue and monitor it.
I also raised the problem faced by Sikkim due to the agitation in Darjeeling area and put in a request to ensure free movement of NH10, which is our life line. I also raised the issue of slow progress of construction of alternative highway.