Bimal Gurung Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of GTA

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Bimal Gurung Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of GTA

Bimal Gurung was appointed as Chief Executive Officer ( CEO ) of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration ( GTA ) on 3rd August 2012. He was the former president of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ( GJM ). He was elected by the nominated members of the new regional autonomous body.

The first meeting of GTA Sabha was comprised of 45 elected members and five nominated members. The Five nominated members were three representatives of the State Government and the other two members of GJM.

Pradeep Pradhan was appointed as the chairman of GTA Sabha. Durga Kharel was nominated by the government. Durga is the head of the Trinamool Congress legal cell in the district.

In addition, Satish Kumar and Milan Dupka were nominated by the Trinamool Congress. The nominated members would be sworn in as the members of GTA in Darjelling.

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration ( GTA ) is a semi – autonomous administrative body for Darjeeling hills in West Bengal, India.

GTA has three hill sub – divisions they are :- Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong and some areas of Siliguri sub – divisions.

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