The police team had gone to a forest to catch the leader of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
On Thursday, Ghosh was allegedly chased and heckled by rebel GJM supporters, who gathered and raised slogans for saying 'no' to Gorkhaland.
Rajnath Singh, earlier in a statement, said that the Centre was taking all possible steps to resolve the row through dialogue.
"dialogue is the only way out to resolve any problem and solutions can be found through restraint and mutual dialogue within the legal ambit," he said.
Police baton-charged the protestors and arrested 12 GJM supporters.
The indefinite shutdown in the hills, which had entered its 78th day on Thursday demanding a separate Gorkhaland state, had paralysed life.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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