Secretary-General of Indian Tea Association Arijit Raha said that the decision to give 20 per cent bonus to the north Bengal tea garden workers was taken on Friday night.
The central team in north Bengal, led by senior bureaucrat Vineet Joshi, said that more field officers are required to monitor and provide feedback about the effectiveness of various measures.
The student maintained that she had never seen the accused in the college campus earlier. The local police have filed the FIR.
West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee said roads, as well as pipelines supplying drinking water, were badly damaged due to the floods.
The weatherman has, however, predicted isolated heavy rainfall in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Jalpaiguri districts till tomorrow morning.