‘Strict’ strike retort to buckling Morcha jab – Helpline to be shut & picket threat

The Telegraph Darjeeling, June 23: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today announced that helplines for tourists would be withdrawn once the bandh resumes on Friday, striking a firm note after relaxing the indefinite shutdown for 48 hours. Not only that, the party has also iterated its resolve to enforce the strike more vigorously with party volunteers …

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Scramble to stock up hill larders

The Telegraph Darjeeling/Siliguri, June 23: People in the hills today scrambled to stock up on food before the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha resumes its strike on Friday morning with truckloads of vegetables, fruits and fish leaving the markets in Siliguri for destinations uphill. However, as the 48-hour relaxation in the strike was announced by the Morcha …

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Strike to go on, says Morcha – 200 students to return to hill schools today amid bandh

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, June 22: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today announced that it would strengthen its picketers across the hills from tomorrow to strictly enforce the strike now that “the tourists had left” even as a group of 200-odd students from Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh are planning to return to Darjeeling after …

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