Kolkata, Sep 30 (ANI): Human rights activist Sujato Bhadra, who has been playing the role of an interlocutor with the Maoists in West Bengal met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday.
During their parleys at the office of Chief Minister in the Writers' Building, they discussed a wide range of key issues related to peace and bringing back the ultras into the mainstream of society.
Interacting with mediapersons after the meeting, Bhadra said that this move has been initiated to foster peaceful talks between the state government and the Maoists.
"The government has again requested us to proceed with our peace process. There are certain issues, very important; those have been raised in the meeting. We had a thorough discussion and thought that such issues are to be raised before the main stakeholders in near future," Bhadra added.
Bhadra has been chosen as one of the interlocutors by the West Bengal government to spearhead peace dialogues with Maoists in the state. (ANI)