‘Secret’ Gorkha proposal

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI AND RAJEEV RAVIDAS Jholung (Kalimpong), Jan. 28: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung today said he had sent a “secret proposal” to Delhi to make the demand for statehood more “palatable”. Although he refused to elaborate, Morcha sources said the “secret” document had redefined the geographical area of “Gorkhaland” to include …

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Morcha blow to hill council projects – Party wants permanent job status, threat to stall tender processes from February 7

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Jan. 27: The Janmukti Asthahi Karmachari Sangathan has decided to stop all DGHC tenders for development work from being processed from February 7, a move the union of casual workers hopes will force the government to grant permanent job status soon to its members. The Sangathan is a Gorkha Janmukti …

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Tibetan Mirror Press & Tharchin Babu: Then and now

The discovery of the photograph of the Tibetan Mirror Press and its editor Mr. Tharchin (or Rev. G. Tharchin, or Tharchin Babu) necessitates the stitching together of some past stories... Dr. Sonam Wangyal's essay about Tharchin Babu titled "Kalimpong's Lonely Warrior" had a wonderful description of the editor of the Tibet Mirror Press and Kalimpong …

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