Kalimpong: Reaching out to the people of Darjeeling, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said time should not be lost for working for the development of the hills.
"Time is very important. If time is lost, everything is lost. Let us work together for the development of the hills," she said at a programme here on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Nepali poet Bhanubhakta.
In an obvious reference to her political adversary CPI(M), Banerjee said, "It is very easy to criticise and politicise, but I have not come here to do politics. I want Darjeeling to prosper."
The chief minister said that though she was a busy
"Yet I will come here again and again for the development of the hills."
She said, "We will be happy if you are happy. Bengal cannot be happy without Darjeeling. We want both Darjeeling and Junglemahal to smile."