‘Gorkhaland’: Netting support

Statesman News Service SILIGURI, Jan. 23: The communication revolution is now making its presence felt in north Bengal. Along with the agitations in the Darjeeling Hills and Dooars in support of Gorkhaland, a movement for the demand is silently taking place on the Internet. Gorkhaland supporters based in different parts of India have created several …

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Dooars campaign on hold

The Telegraph Kalimpong, Jan. 22: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to put on hold its Dooars Chalo campaign, but said its supporters would stay put in Gorubathan till they were allowed to hold meetings in the region. The decision was taken to honour chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s request during his meeting with a Morcha …

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of sunsets and highways – Wangchuk ‘Chuck’ Basi

it is not by any stretch of imagination among the grand roads that connect this vast sub-continent. however it is of strategic importance as it is the life line between sikkim and vast chunks of the kalimpong subdivision with the rest of the country. a bolero or any one of the swifter, swankier and smaller …

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Promise of damages, treatment

The Telegraph Calcutta, Jan. 21: Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today told a delegation of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha that they would have to place their demand for separate state at the tripartite meetings in Delhi. “If the Morcha continued to agitate, it would only vitiate the atmosphere of tripartite discussion. The chief minister told the …

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GJMM aims to recruit 10,000 people

The Statesman JALPAIGURI, Jan. 21: The Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha publicity in-charge, Mr Binay Tamang, today said that his organisation started recruiting Gorkhland Personnel in Garubathan today. “We aim to recruit 10,000 GLP from the area,” he said. According to Mr Tamang, the recruitment process would roll to next week. “Of the targeted figure, around …

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