Statehood is a dream for every Gorkha living in the Hills, he said, adding that the saffron party's pitch for a permanent political solution was also very encouraging.
The GJM leader could not come to the Hills as the police had cordoned off the entire Bagdogra airport following which he has postponed his plans to return.
The court passed the order on interim prayer of Gurung and Giri who were seeking protection to enable them to approach the appropriate court for seeking anticipatory bail.
The statehood demand and implementation of the sixth schedule of the Constitution had been major poll planks in the Hills at various times since 1986.
The Union Home Ministry took this decision after Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders such as Kalmpong MLA Sarita Rai met Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba.
A six-member delegation of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Bimal Gurung faction) led by Darjeeling's BJP MP SS Ahluwalia met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration election: Bimal Gurung, Roshan Giri's names struck off voters' list
The names of Bimal Gurung, GJM general secretary Roshan Giri and their families were on Wednesday struck off from the voter's list due to their prolonged absence from Darjeeling constituency.
Hill parties to discuss Gorkhaland Territorial Administration election with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
The tenure of the GTA had expired in July last year and even the six-month tenure of the GTA Board of Administrators established by the West Bengal Chief Minister had come to an end.
India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.
The state had accused its northern neighbour of giving shelter to the GJM supremo who is wanted in several cases including Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act) (UAPA), murder, rioting and arson.
Gurung has been evading arrest since August when cases were lodged against him under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for his alleged involvement in several bomb blasts in Darjeeling
Tamang blamed party supremo Bimal Gurung for violence in the hills and said the people of the region "will not allow Darjeeling to turn into Kashmir".
A number of shops and other business establishments opened in Darjeeling on Sunday after remaining shut for 101 days over the demand for a separate Gorkhaland.
Several shops and markets in the hills remained open braving threats and intimidation by the GJM activists.
The move, the CM Mamata Banerjee hoped, will be welcomed by the people of the Hills though a few may not like it personally.