Khoji Chinhariko a short film on Subash Ghisingh GNLF supremo

The Gorkha National Liberation Front, (GNLF), women organisation launched “Khoji Chinhariko” a short documentary film on their party supremo, Mr. Subash Ghisingh.

Khoji Chinhariko a short film on Subash Ghisingh GNLF supremo
Subash Ghisingh GNLF supremo

The video was released on 6 December at Mirik during the 10th Sixth Schedule Accord Day celebration program from the hands of the former GNLF MLA from Kurseong and the chief guest of the program, Mr. N.B. Chettri and the Gorkha National Woman Organisation, Darjeeling branch, president, Mrs. Manjila Tamang in the presence of a large number of GNLF supporters.

Talking to reporters, the woman leader, Mrs. Tamang said that to sensitise the GNLF supporters and members about the different works of Mr. Subash Ghisingh to the Gorkha community, the short film has been launched by the woman organisation of the GNLF.

She further added that in the film, several works and facts of Mr. Ghisingh has been collected from different sources from the times when he thought about the identity of the Gorkha people, his fight against the governments taking along with him the Gorkha people for a separate state of Gorkhaland, the birth of the autonomous Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council till the time when he demanded sixth schedule status for Darjeeling Hills.

As per Mrs Tamang in the 31 minutes brief film which has been dubbed in CDs no rates have been given and the limited version is being distributed among GNLF supporters only.

She also added that on the CD is a picture of a young Subash Ghisingh during the time he led the Gorkhaland agitation in the 1980’s, a picture of the GNLF party symbol of a khukuri with three stars and a lotus flower which is the symbol of the GNLF women organisation.

The CD named “Khoji Chinhari” which when translated in the English language means “In search of identity” has a outer paper cover that depicts a picture of the former prime minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi and Ghisingh, along with various pictures of the agitation period.

Source: EOI

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