Lepcha Para Teachers Lift 109 Day Old Agitation – Claim Victory

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Lifting their 109 day old agitation, the Lepcha Para teachers whose appointment is still under judicial adjudication yesterday claimed victory. Lepcha Para Teachers on protest The West Bengal government had appointed Lepcha language Para teachers on April 15, 2015. However Bengal government had done so without any consultation with the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, GTA had […]

HC asks for affidavit on Lepcha teachers appointment in Darjeeling

Kolkata, 21 April, 2015: The Calcutta High Court today directed the West Bengal government to file an affidavit on the steps regarding appointment of Lepcha teachers in Darjeeling district and asked it why it was having frequent conflicts with GTA. Lepcha parateachers of 46 schools in hunger strike in Kalimpong – darpan pic After hearing […]

After the Tamangs Mamata Refuses to Meet Lepcha Representatives

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After snubbing the representatives from the Tamang Youth faction which had declared allegiance to TMC before the elections, by not meeting them at all on Friday. It was the turn of the ILTA representatives to bear the burnt of Mamata’s ire. Lepchas with TMC candidate Bhaichung during LS election campaign Yesterday a high level delegation […]

Bhaichung blessed by Lepcha support

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Kalimpong April 10: Expected and speculated in the political circles of the hills, the Indigenous Lepcha Tribal Association (ILTA) Thursday extended its support to TMC candidate Bhaichung Bhutia that could put things for the GJM-BJP alliance in jeopardy. Bhaichung and Mamata Bannerjee Attended by Lepchas from across the hills, the association today held a public […]

Lepcha delegation tables demands before BJP SS Ahluwalia

Darjeeling : Lepchas have been demanding primitive tribal status since 1997: Ahluwalia A delegation of Lepchas living in the Darjeeling Hills today called on BJP Lok Sabha election candidate for the Hills SS Ahluwalia and put forth a four-point charter of demands. Darjeeling Lepcha delegation tables demands before BJP SS Ahluwalia The delegation of the […]

Lepcha Development Board organized a Tribal Handicraft Exhibition

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Kalimpong – With an aim to preserve and promote the traditional art of handicraft among the tribal communities of the hills, the Lepcha Development Board today organized a Tribal Handicraft Exhibition in the premises of the Lepcha Youth Hostel in Bongbusty. The exhibition, sponsored by the Tribal co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India, saw participation […]
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