Photographs – More photos from 1952 (Nehru’s visit)

Here are some more historical photographs from the time of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's visit to Kalimpong in 1952. (Check out the first set of photos here.) Jawaharlal Nehru & Indira Gandhi visiting the School for the Blind. Kalimpong, April 1952. Students of the School for the Blind during Nehru's visit. Kalimpong, April 1952. The Prime …

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GNLF cries govt apathy to plight – 200 families hounded out: ghisingh party

The Telegraph Siliguri, March 26: The GNLF today accused the state government of ignoring the plight of its supporters, alleging that around 200 families had been hounded out of the hills and their houses ransacked or torched by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ever since its emergence almost three years ago. It also said the government …

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Teacher jobs

The Telegraph RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, March 25: The state government has agreed to notify soon a five-member board for the regularisation of services of adhoc teachers and the non-teaching staff in government-aided schools in the hills. The assurance was given today at a meeting of the leaders of the Janmukti Secondary Teachers’ Organisation (JSTO), education …

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Morcha threatens to unleash Gorkha squad – Rs 3 lakh promised to GLP members dying for statehood

The Telegraph Darjeeling, March 25: Bimal Gurung has threatened to “let loose the GLP” on the administration if it does not stop harassing the common people in the hills. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president has also promised Rs 3 lakh each to families of Gorkhaland Personnel if they are killed during the statehood agitation that …

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