Bimal Gurung faction leader Suraj Subba arrested

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Suraj Subba, the former general secretary of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s trade union, was arrested on Monday in connection with the 2017 June 8 clash that triggered the last round of the statehood agitation in the hills. He was the general secretary of the Terai Dooars Plantation Labour Union before Binay Tamang took charge of […]

Bimal Gurung faction GJM Press release on quitting Alliance with BJP

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Bimal Gurung faction has released a press release denying Binay Tamang’s  recent statement, claiming to be from GJM, that  Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has quit the NDA with BJP. Here is the Press release: A statement released by Binoy Tamang, the West Bengal government appointed GTA Chairman of the Board of Administrators, that Gorkha Janmukti Morcha […]

BJP Extends Support to GJM Agitation Against Making Bengali Language Mandatory

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LANGUAGE ISSUE: BJP Extends Support to GJM Agitation Against Making Bengali Language Mandatory All India General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party Shri. Kailash Vijayvargiya has spoken out against the Mamata governments proposal to make Bengali language compulsory in all the schools across Bengal. In turn he stated BJPs support to the ongoing agitation against […]

GJM called Darjeeling bandh, State govt. and administration set to foil the strike

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Morcha to TMC: avoid conflict – Ministers to camp in hills on bandh day Telegraph Darjeeling, Sept. 26 : The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today “requested” the Trinamul Congress and the GNLF to stay away from confrontation during the 12-hour bandh on Wednesday 28th September 2016, but the ruling party announced that three ministers would be […]

Roshan Giri’s Effigy burnt in Darjeeling

DARJEELING 24 Aug 2016 More than 200 voluntary teachers of primary schools in the hills today burned the effigy of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sabhasad Roshan Giri in Darjeeling town and submitted a mass resignation from the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, the party they were linked to. Five hundred and nineteen teachers are presently serving voluntarily in […]

Pradip Pradhan joined Trinamul blaming GJM not delivering on its promise

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Writes Vivek Chhetri Darjeeling, Aug. 24: Bhupendra Pradhan, a founder member of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the GTA chairperson, today joined Trinamul, blaming the hill party for failing to deliver on its promise of development. Pradhan, who is better known as Pradip, joined the state’s ruling party in the public meeting at the Kurseong […]

GJM triumph: Darjeeling hills vote for Gorkhaland, reject Mamata’s TMC

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Writes: Priyata Brajabasi Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress’ might have swept West Bengal but it failed to dislodge the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in the Darjeeling hills. Despite Banerjee’s attempts to gain a foothold in the hills, the GJM won all 3 constituencies in the area – Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong. The message from the Darjeeling […]

This Election: Why GJM?

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Writes Binu Sundas An interesting old video was posted today in my whatsapp, which shows Dr. H B Chettri addressing a meeting somewhere in the plains. He concludes his speech saying that we will work together, walk together and reach our destination together. Yes they have worked together as well as walked and is trying […]

Sarita Rai, GJM’s Kalimpong MLA candidate Surprise – Will it work?

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The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha yesterday announced candidates’ names from the hills and the plains for the state Assembly election, and sprang a surprise by pitching a female candidate from Kalimpong constituency to take on MLA Harka Bahadur Chhetri. It was no surprise about Rohit Sharma, the incumbent legislator from Kurseong, being retained, while Darjeeling municipality […]

State government not co-operating with the GTA – GJM to Governor

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Writes Vivek Chhetri Darjeeling, Feb. 5: The GTA today invited the governor to inaugurate two college buildings in the hills and address a session of the GTA Sabha at a time the hill body’s relations with the chief minister have touched an all-time low. A four-member delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha called on governor […]

GJM Demands Land Rights for Tea Garden Workers – Minimum Salary of Rs 322/-

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A high level delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha led by its president Bimal Gurung and Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP SS Ahluwalia called on the Union commerce and industries minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Delhi and served her a memorandum placing various demands on behalf of the tea garden workers. The memorandum places two very important […]

GJM delegation for Gorkhas in Manipur met Ministry of Home Affairs

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A 5 member GJM (Gorkha Janmukti Morcha) delegation led by Shri Bimal Gurung, Shri Benoy Tamang, Shri Rooshan Giri, Shri PT Ola and Shri Vikram Rai met Shri Kiren Rijiju, MoS for Ministry of Home Affairs at North Block, New Delhi and discussed the plight of Gorkha people who have been living in Manipur for […]

GTA Sabha rejected a panel of two IAS officers sent by state government

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Darjeeling, July 3: The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha has rejected a panel of two IAS officers sent by the state government for the choice of principal secretary of the hill body and demanded more choices. This is the second time that the government and the GTA are locking horns over the appointment of the […]

GTA agreement confirmed Seeds of Bifurcation of Darjeeling – Enos Das Pradhan

The BGP ( Bharatia Gorkha Parisangh)  president Enos Das Pradhan on the bifurcation Siliguri from Darjeeling district said that with the GTA ( Gorkhaland Territorial Administration) settlement the separation was on the card. The seed of separation was not shown in 1988, it was rather confirmed in 1988 and reconfirmed when GTA agreement was signed in 2011. GJM […]

GJM Bimal Gurung attend oath taking ceremony of Narendra Modi.

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung and four other top party members were today invited to the swearing-in ceremony of prime minister designate Narendra Modi and to a private dinner later in the evening hosted by the President. Bimal Gurung and Pawan Chamling on oath taking ceremony of Shri Narendra Modi. Speaking over phone from […]

GJM would move court to hold a three-tier Panchayat election in the hills

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today said the party would move court if the state government fails to hold a three-tier Panchayat election in the Hills. Speaking on the sideline of a party meeting at Malidhura near Singamari in Darjeeling to take stock of the post poll situation, the GJM chief said, “I apprehend […]

Bimal Gurung – Mamata Banerjee is ‘playing with fire’

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Mirik : Bimal Gurung said “What does the CM ( Mamata Banerjee )  think of herself? Let me clarify that I am not an insignificant person when it comes to the political circle of West Bengal. I have come ahead to form a separate state of Gorkhaland and I am ready to die for it.” […]

Electricity bill allegation on GJM by TMC

The Trinamul Congress (TMC) today alleged that the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership had told the state government the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) could collect electricity dues from commercial establishments. Roshan Giri, the general secretary of the Morcha, denied the charge The Morcha has denied the charge, saying the Trinamul was […]
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