Durga Mallah and Gorkha identity

http://www.thestatesman.net KALIMPONG, Aug. 26. — Where is the socio-economic identity of the Gorkhas, was the common question as the Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) — a non-political platform claiming for the rights of Indian Nepalese — paid their homage to Sahid Durga Mallah at the Town Hall yesterday. Mallah, a freedom fighter who was a member …

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Power-driven to bring light

REZA PRADHAN http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Aug. 24: Meet 26-year-old Bharat Dhakal, an achiever in his own right, who has brought light to the remote village of Lingsey, about 60 km from here. Lingsey does not even have proper road links with the rest of the world, but thanks to Dhakal, 13 houses in the village now …

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GNLF union begins strike at UBKV

Statesman News Service KALIMPONG, Aug. 22. — Karmachari Sangathan, a GNLF-affiliated committee of the employees of Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalya (UBKV), today began an indefinite strike for the third time in less than two months to protest against alleged non-payment of arrears. The strike will be observed in all sub-stations — Seed Farm, Dalapchand and …

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