Dr Subramanian Swamy Calls for Formation of Gorkhaland Union Territory

Dr Swamy Calls for Formation of Gorkhaland Union Territory BJP Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subramanian Swamy has called for BJP to fulfill their promise, and to keep Gorkhaland as number one priority. He tweeted, “Time for the BJP to start looking at our 2014-to date the party’s organisational culture. In many. States we had made […]

Bhaichung might become Darjeeling District TMC president

Siliguri, June 17: Mamata Banerjee is likely to announce the new president of the Darjeeling Trinamul district committee in Calcutta tomorrow and ex-footballer Bhaichung Bhutia and Pratul Chakraborty are being considered for the post, sources in the organisation said. The chief minister, said the sources, wanted the replacement of Ranjan Sarkar, the current president of […]

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 […]

Videos – Kalimpong part of Bhutan, a lease-hold land – Bimal Gurung

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Addressing GJM public meeting at the Mela Ground in Kalimpong on Gurung 28th Jan 2016 GJM chief Bimal Gurung suggested that Kalimpong could not get the status of a district till the lease was cancelled and India incorporated the area.Kalimpong is a no man’s land, lease-hold land, you first show by incorporating this area inside […]

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leadership unhappy with Mamata Banerjee

Mamata moves upset Morcha Writes Vivek Chhetri The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leadership is getting increasingly unhappy with Mamata Banerjee’s style of functioning visa-a-vis the hills less than a fortnight after Bimal Gurung welcomed the chief minister in Darjeeling with a bouquet. The Morcha’s disillusionment with the chief minister stems from her move to launch a campus […]

Ahluwalia clarifies his speech on Gorkhaland issue on I-Day in Kalimpong

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Writes Prashant Acharya Darjeeling BJP MP S S Ahluwalia today called media to clarify his speech on Gorkhaland on Independence Day. BJP Lok Sabha MP from Darjeeling S.S. Ahluwalia had lent his support for Gorkhaland in an address during an Independence Day event in Kalimpong. S S Ahluwalia today called media to clarify his speech on […]

GJM compromised the statehood demand for tribal status – CPRM

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The Communist Party of Revolutionary Marixist (CPRM) on Sunday accused the GJM of compromising with the statehood demand for the sake of obtaining tribal status for the people of the hills of Darjeeling. Communist Party of Revolutionary Marxist today called for a pan-India movement to achieve a separate Gorkhaland state- file photo The aspiration for […]

Gurung Meets Mamata in Private, asked to Transfer All Departments to GTA

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The GTA and GJM Chief Bimal Gurung met with Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in private yesterday. According to sources, the meeting which was held at the Chief Minister’s Chamber in Nabanna was held for over 45 minutes, and there was no one present in the office other than Mamata and Bimal. After the meeting was […]

Seminar on Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty Held in Kalimpong

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Clearing the Air Surrounding Article 7 of Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty A seminar jointly organized by the Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) and DDUDF was held in Kalimpong Town Hall to discuss the ramifications of Article 7 of Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty and the ensuing identity crisis felt by the Indian Gorkhalis. Seminar on Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty Held […]

GM Rai an Indian Gorkha Leader and the Gorkha Community Crusader passes away

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Gorkha Crusader GM Rai Dies At 55 Acclaimed Indian Gorkha Leader cum Gorkha Community Crusader who had been struggling for the Political Rights and Identity of Indian Gorkha Community Shri Garja Man Rai left for heavenly abode today at 12:10 PM , he dies after prolonged illness at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. Shri Rai is […]

Demand for Gorkhaland, Mamata Banerjee and Modi – a perspective

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The Modi government, having secured an absolute majority, will not need the TMC’s support to form Gorkhaland. The Darjeeling Hills pose serious challenges to the TMC government. There is a strong demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland. Mamata Banerjee formed the autonomous Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA), so residents could manage their own affairs. However, […]

State to Transfer departments to GTA and re-introduce three-tier panchayat system in Darjeeling

The Bengal chief secretary has convened a meeting with senior state government officials at Nabanna on Tuesday to discuss the transfer of departments to the GTA Sabha and re-introduction of three-tier panchayat system in the Darjeeling hills among other things. Meet on GTA at Nabanna The state government has to transfer 57 subjects that are […]

Gorkhas in India wants review of 1950 Indo-Nepal treaty, Article VII, Modi in favour

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Modi remark spurs demand for solution on Gorkha ‘identity’ Darjeeling, Aug. 4: Narendra Modi’s offer that India was ready to review its 1950 treaty with Nepal has prompted renewed calls by political parties in the hills to seek a re-look at Article VII of the pact to help solve the “identity” problem of Indian Gorkhas. […]

Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia in Loksabha on new ministry for Himalayan affairs

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EXCLUSIVE: “I represent that part of India, where proud Gorkhalis reside” Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia in Loksabha – Speaking on the issue of separate Ministry for Himalayan States and Region in India. Even though the government has said that creating a new ministry for Himalayan affairs as is not in the cards right now, Centre […]

GTA will not send delegation Delhi to meet Union home minister Rajnath Singh

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The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Sabha has decided not to send a delegation to Delhi to meet Union home minister Rajnath Singh as announced earlier. The plan was to persuade Singh to call a tripartite meeting and also seek his intervention to reason with the state government over the independent functioning of the council. The […]

GNLF to hit street with slogan ‘DGHC pharkau, Darjeeling bachau’

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The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) is expected to hit the streets of the Darjeeling hills next week with the slogan ‘DGHC pharkau, Darjeeling bachau’ (Reinstate the DGHC to save Darjeeling). GNLF to hit street with slogan ‘DGHC pharkau, Darjeeling bachau’ Emerging out of its silence, the GNLF plans to press stage a number of […]

GNLF demands restoration of DGHC until Sixth Schedule

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The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) has demanded the restoration of the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) until the Sixth Schedule is implemented in the hills. The GNLF, putting forth the demand to the central and state government today, conducted an awareness campaign in Kalimpong by distributing handouts. The party’s women wing, Gorkha National Women’s […]

GNLF – BJP not sincere on Gorkhaland

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If the BJP is really sincere about creating a separate state of Gorkhaland, the party should first pass a bill for it in the Lok Sabha, believes GNLF Kurseong branch spokesperson Daya Dewan. GNLF Kurseong branch spokesperson Daya Dewan. However, he said he doubts the sincerity of the BJP on this issue. This can be […]
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