Kumani on Morcha power map – Gurung to chalk out Assembly election strategy at new camp

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Kumani, Feb. 28: Hemmed in by tea gardens and forests, this nondescript village has virtually turned into the headquarters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, whose supporters are hurrying to set up a new camp for the party chief. The fate of eight Assembly seats in north Bengal — three in the …

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Relief for tea and education – Gurung sets March 6 deadline to increase garden workers’ wages to Rs 120

The Telegraph Kumani, Feb. 27: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today put on hold an embargo on the despatch of the first flush of Darjeeling tea till March 6 and overruled the decision of the party’s student wing to boycott classes from tomorrow. The Morcha had earlier said the despatch of the first flush of tea …

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Contrasting voices over assembly elections in Darjeeling

MSN India Kolkata, Feb 27 (PTI) As the tempo is gradually building in West Bengal for the assembly elections, trouble-torn Darjeeling hills are waiting for a final nod from the Election Commission over holding of polls, though political parties are divided over whether voting can be peaceful given the volatile situation. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, …

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