Central team to visit tribal areas

Midnapore (WB), Feb 8 : A team of the central government will visit tribal areas of West Midnapore and Bankura tomorrow to take stock of the grievances of the tribal people here.

Official sources said late tonight that a six-member team led by Additional Secretary backward class Chinmoy Basu came here from Delhi and held a meeting with the state&aposs principal secretary backward class R D Meena, district magistrate N S Nigam and others on the frequent agitations of tribals in the district.

The meeting continued well after midnight.

Three of the six-member team will visit various tribal areas of West Midnapore district while three others would go to Bankura, the sources said.