Bhaichung Bhutia vows to work for Darjeeling as Trinamool Congress candidate

Appreciating Mamata Banerjee's effort to address the issues raised by the people of Darjeeling region, the former India football captain said he was humbled by the confidence she has reposed in him and promised not to let her down.

updated: March 06, 2014 20:23 IST
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New Delhi: A day after he accepted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to be a Trinamool Congress candidate for the Lok Sabha from Darjeeling, former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia has unfolded his vision to serve the people of the hill region.

"The enormity of the work I have to do has sunk in and I have to get cracking straightaway," Bhutia told IANS on Thursday.

"At this point, all I can do is to promise to work for the development of the hills with sincerity and honesty. I can assure the people of Darjeeling that I will not fail for want of effort." (Watch video)

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