Who is Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh Batting For? Why are they demanding OBC status for Gorkhas?

The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) which claims to be the “apex body of Gorkhas in India” seems to be trying to undo all the good work done by the Govt of Sikkim and Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) who have pushed for all the Gorkhas to be recognized as Scheduled Tribes. In a meeting with the […]

Gorkha Brahmins included in OBC, Gorkhali Sudhar Sabha felicitated Ganesh Joshi

Mussoorie Dehradun, June 12 Members of the Gorkhali Sudhar Sabha felicitated Mussoorie MLA Ganesh Joshi at a function held at the sabha auditorium in Gadi Cantt for working tirelessly in getting Brahmin and Kshatriya communities again included in the Other Backward Caste (OBC) category of the Gorkhali community in the state. The Gorkhali community was given […]

Anirudh Thapa captain of the Indian National Football Team (Under-19)

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After Sunil Chettri, here’s our own Anirudh Thapa, born on 15th January 1998 in Uttarakhand, has given us more reason to watch and follow football, the most followed sport by our community, ever closely. The captain of the Indian National Football Team (Under-19) Thapa came into the spotlight when India defeated hosts Nepal to win […]

OBC quota for Gorkhas to continue in Uttarakhand / Dehradun

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Uttarakhand / Dehradun, May 28 2016 Cabinet Minister Dinesh Aggarwal has said the Gorkha community will continue to get reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category in the state. Dinesh Aggarwal, while addressing a press conference here today, said the state government in 2003 had put the Gorkha community in the OBC category. He […]

Uttarakhand Gorkhas have a choice BY Brig C S Thapa (Veteran)

16 April 2016 The recent political turmoil in the state of Uttarakhand is unfortunate but opens a whole lot of opportunities.   A section of Gorkhas declaring support to the Congress may be a little premature. A couple of things have happened and the Gorkha community needs to wait and watch before deciding on what […]


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THE TERM GORKHA AND ORIGIN: There is occasional controversy regarding the term ‘Gorkha’ or ‘Gurkha’ or ‘Goorkha’. We are mostly dependent on the definition assigned by British authors. The Britishers being the holder of colonial power, always interpreted or wrote the history in their favour. An example of mis-representation is Second Anglo-Maratha war of 1720-1740, […]

Lets give it a final push: Granting ST status to Gorkhas

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Writes Swaraj Thapa There has been immediate, widespread reaction within the Gorkha community to the BJP led Central goverment’s decision to set up a high level secretarial committee to look into and recommend granting of Scheduled Tribe status to 11 Gorkha communities in India, much of it heartily welcoming the move but some doubting it. […]

Amit Chhetri wins Mr India 2016 (IBBFF)

IBBFF (International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation) Mr India 2016 was held from 25th to 27th March 2016 at Bulandshehar. The venue was changed from Greater Noida. Amit Chhetri won the Overall title of Mr India 2016 after winning gold in 100 Kg category. Yashmeen Manak won the overall Miss India 2016 title. She won gold […]

Bhartiya Gorkha Parisangh pay homage and condolence to Shri Suraj Man Rai

Dehradun : On 24 January Bhartiya Gorkha Parisangh Uttarakhand held a huge congregation of Gorkha community in the Manekshaw Hall of gorkhali sudhar sabha Garhi Cantt, Dehradun to pay homage and condolence on the sad and untimely demise of Shri Suraj Man Rai that took place on the night of 18/19 Jan 16 during the […]

Gorkhas of Uttarakhand to celebrate a Bicentenary Mahotsav

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Dehradun, October 13 For the 10 million Gorkhas in India, 2015 marks their 200 years in the country. While the Gorkha population dots different states across the country, the maximum numbers live in Uttarakhand, where they now make up some 12 lakh, roughly 12 per cent of the state’s population. As the Gorkha Regiments of […]

Gorkha Boys defeat Khalanga Club 2-1

Dehradun : Gorkha Boys beat Khalanga Football Club 2-1 in the 12th Lala Nemi Das District Football League played at Pavilion Ground here today. In the first half, Aman scored goal for the Gorkha Boys in the 11th minute of the game and gave his team an important lead. In the second half, Mahipal of […]

Uttarakhand Gorkhas seek State Gorkha Kalyan Board and OBC status for Chettris and Bahuns

DEHRADUN: Gorkhas who constitute about 12% of the population in Uttarakhand have demanded the formation of State Gorkha Kalyan Board and implementation of a high court order according OBC status to Chettris and Bahun castes among the Gorkhas living in the state. Gorkhali Sudhar Sabha (GSS) with Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat – pic via […]

Amit Chhetri bagged Gold for India in Police Games in Virginia, USA

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Winner of several body building competitions in India, Amit Chhetri – a constable of Uttarakhand Police – brought laurels to the Himalayan state by winning a gold in the ongoing Fairfax World Police and Fire Games 2015 at Virginia in the US. Chhetri won a gold in the 100-kg category in the games, where 42,000 […]

BGP Uttarakhand Dehradun seminar on “Indo-Nepal FriendshipTreaty 1950”

Dehradun : BGP (Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh) Uttarakhand Dehradun organized a seminar on “Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty 1950”. The event was held in the Gorkhali Sudar Sabha hall. BGP president of Uttarakhand, Lt Col (retd) Dewan Singh Kdka, said the main purpose of the seminar was to discuss  the “1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship” in […]

Gorkhas in Uttarakhand demand recognition as a tribal group

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DEHRADUN: The over 12 lakh Gorkhas in Uttarakhand demand recognition as a tribal group. The demand grew even more strident after Gorkhas in West Bengal and Sikkim were reportedly to be granted tribal status. All India Gorkha Ex-Servicemen Welfare Association (AIGEWA) There are at least 15 groups of Gorkhas — Bhujel, Gurung, Mangar, Newar, Jogi, […]

GJM chief Bimal Gurung in Haridwar and Roorkee

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung addressed a public meeting at Haridwar largely attended by the Gorkha community of Haridwar and Roorkee to campaign for BJP. “The Gorkhas of Uttarakhand should be united so that their voices can be heard. The Gorkhas from Uttarakhand should be proud of their language and culture and steps […]
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