Rajiv Gandhi’s Darjeeling visit during 1986 Gorkhaland agitation

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REMEMBERING: Rajiv Gandhi During the height of Gorkhaland andolan in 1986-88 the then Prime Minister Shri. Rajiv Gandhi had visited Darjeeling… But that was the time when Shri. Subash Ghising’s GNLF ruled the roost… and the GNLF had called for a boycott of the Prime Minister due to the atrocities meted out against us by […]

Subash Ghising – Was A Visionary, Who Dropped ‪Gorkhaland‬ Demand for National Interest

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Writes: Anish Lopchan Tamang Subash Ghising was not only a leader, he was a Visionary and Farsighted leader…. A true patriotic leader of national repute…. Yes, He had dropped the demand of Gorkhaland only for the sake of national interest and national decurity…. One must understand that above all the interests, “National Interest” must come […]

Subash Ghisingh stood for the separate Indian Gorkha Troops

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Shri Subash Ghisingh always stood for the separate Indian Gorkha Troops, so as to differentiate the “Indo – Nepal Agreement Troops” and the “Indian Gorkha Troops” and to save the whole settled Indian Gorkhas from unnecessary and permanent stigma and allegation of Foreigners, Mercenaries, Reciprocal people and Nepal subjects. Finally after 30 years on 2nd […]

Gorkhaland: A performance Audit

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Writes: N N Ojha The demand for Gorkhaland as a political and administrative entity separate from the province of Bengal (now state of West Bengal) has the formidable distinction of being the oldest surviving statehood demand within the Indian Union. Equally redoubtable is its distinction of having enjoyed and also continuing to enjoy absolutely unconditional […]

Gorkhaland is a Need of India – Subash Ghisingh

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The political legacy of Subash Ghisingh i.e. “Treaty of Sugauli, Article 1 & 8 of Indo-Nepal Treaty of 1950, Article 1 (3) C, Article 2 of Indian Constitution and International court of justice Hague ” are being used by The Greater Nepal Activist in Nepal to claim its old legitimate Territory from India. I, still remember […]


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Open letter to GNLF‬ president Mann Ghisingh on his controversial statement on traditional dress of Daura Sural and Chowbandi Choli in his recent press release. Writes Dipendra Khati Dear Mann Jojo, I am very confused about on what language should I write this letter to you. Though English emanated from England (Official language of England), […]

GNLF chief Ghisingh, who gave birth to Gorkhaland, died in Delhi

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Ashis Chakrabarti So he died as he knew he would – in exile, far away from the kingdom that had once been his and that he had lost to a onetime vassal. But in death, he may be luckier than his wife, who was denied the privilege of having her last rites performed back at […]


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Writes: Upendra “बाँस छ र नै मने छ… मने छ र नै बाँस… धन्न बाँस छ र मने बाँसुरी बजाउँदै हिड्छ… नत्र मने कसैको खुट्टा को काङ्ग्लिङ्ग बजाएर हिड्ने जोगी हुन्थ्यो होला” – सुवास घिसिंग in मने This quote from his book “Maney” – which I have tried my best to recollect from my memory […]

GNLF chief Subhash Ghising passed away in Delhi

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Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) chief Subhas Ghising (1936-2015) breathed his last on the afternoon of 29th. Jan 2015 in a hospital in New Delhi. Aged 79 years, he was ailing since many months and his condition had improved a lot. But suddenly his condition deteriorated since two days back.  He was born on June 22 […]

GNLF Subhas Ghising’s death in Delhi hospital rumors

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Protesting rumors that the ailing Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) chief Subhas Ghising had passed away in a Delhi hospital, party leaders in Kurseong today met police officials and requested them to “stop such frequent rumours that have disturbed GNLF supporters in Darjeeling Hills.” Talking to reporters, GNLF Kurseong branch general secretary Robin Lama and […]

Subash Ghishing admitted to hospital in Siliguri

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Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) chief Subash Ghishing was on Thursday night admitted at a private hospital in Siliguri after he complained of weakness caused by jaundice and thyroid problems. Ghishing has been admitted at a nursing home in the Khalpara area by his son Mohan Ghishing who said his father suddenly fell ill last […]

On 80th birthday GNLF chief Subash Ghishing says he’s ‘not yet finished’

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Darjeeling, June 22: GNLF chief Subash Ghisingh who had confined himself to his residence in Darjeeling since his return to the hills on March 19 told his supporters on his 80th birthday that he was “not yet finished”. On 80th birthday GNLF chief Subash Ghishing says he’s  ‘not yet finished’ The GNLF chief, whose writ ran […]

Subash Ghishing turns 80

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The iconic Gorkhali leader Subash Ghishing turns 80. The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) suprimo the man who coined the word “GORKHALAND” might have lost his charm in the present Changing Political Scenario, nevettheless, his contribution in the Gorkhaland movement during 80’s can be regarded as that of a great political leader. Sadly, his legacy […]

ON A VOTING DAY – Bimal’s challenge to Mamata continued

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VIVEK GHATANI Darjeeling April 17: Given the intensity and vigour, its consideration of being the prestigious seat for both Bimal Gurung, the GJM supremo and Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, the voting day in the three hill subdivision of Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong went off peacefully. Bimal Gurungs’s challenge to Mamata Banerjee It was though […]


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Ourtake: With one realising mistake, people tend to forget. Bimal realising mistake is a right move at the right time. Bimal Gurung seems to have finally begun to understand politics. By admitting that long bandhs were a mistake, he has opened doors for himself to get back the status he enjoyed in 2007 when he […]

GNLF public meeting in Darjeeling after two and half years without Ghishing

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Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) held a public meeting in Darjeeling after a gap of two and half years, however party president Subash Ghising did not show up in the meeting. The GNLF had held its last public meeting in April 2011 during the last Assembly Elections, where Ghising had addressed a massive crowd while […]

GNLF chief Subash Ghishing decided to Support TMC – LS election

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Finally the wait is over and GNLF chief Subash Ghishing , Appa as his supporters calls him, has taken the crucial decision for the Lok Sabha election  2014. After the meeting of the central committee GNLF came out with the decision to support Bhaichung Bhutia a TMC candidate from Darjeeling Constituency for the Lok Sabha […]

GNLF to announce its support on foundation day, central committee meeting posponded

The Gorkha National Liberation Front ( GNLF ), which is keeping everyone guessing about its decision on whom it will support in this year’s general election, may make an announcement on April 5, which happens to be the party’s foundation day. GNLF chief Subash Ghisingh Candidates of various parties including the Trinamool Congress, the Congress […]
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