Trouble brews over statue

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 18: The ABGL’s decision to reinstall the statue of its leader Damber Bahadur Gurung at Damber Chowk here is threatening to snowball into a controversy. The bust of Gurung, which had replaced that of Queen Victoria in the early 70s, was removed by unidentified persons in the next decade. The current crisis …

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Trouble brews over statue

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, April 18: The ABGL’s decision to reinstall the statue of its leader Damber Bahadur Gurung at Damber Chowk here is threatening to snowball into a controversy. The bust of Gurung, which had replaced that of Queen Victoria in the early 70s, was removed by unidentified persons in the next decade. The current crisis …

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Statue sparks row in Kalimpong

http://www.thestatesman.net Sudipta Chanda SILIGURI, April 18: A podium is creating one large controversy in Kalimpong and caught in the net are the Kalimpong municipality, the CPI-M and the Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League. To honour its founder president Dambar Singh Gurung, the AIGL, which would be celebrating its 65th raising day on 15 May, had decided …

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