Tamang sees pact in hill talks

The Telegraph Siliguri, Dec. 23: ABGL president Madan Tamang today accused the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the Centre and the state government of entering into an “understanding” and planning to “impose” another council like the DGHC on the people of the hills. The charge came a day after he lauded the fourth round of tripartite …

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Back on agitation path

The Telegraph Darjeeling, Dec. 21: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to renew its agitation from the day after Christmas with party president Bimal Gurung blaming the Centre for “taking the talks too lightly”, referring to the three-hour fourth round of tripartite discussion held here today. However, there will be a relaxation in the Morcha …

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Hill meet to decide on PC plea – Chidambaram appeals to Gurung’s party to withdraw fast, One hospitalised in Kalimpong

The Telegraph Dec.18: Union home minister P. Chidambaram today appealed to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to call off the fast-unto-death in the Darjeeling hills. Chidambaram in his appeal — the third in two weeks — said the deteriorating health of some of those who are on fast was a matter of concern. “A delegation of …

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Gurung doubts no-statehood-in-talks claim – Atmosphere in hills okay: Morcha chief

The Telegraph Siliguri, Dec. 17: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung does not believe that Bengal home secretary Ardhendu Sen has said Gorkhaland is “not exactly” on the agenda of the December 21 tripartite talks. Following Sen’s remarks in Delhi yesterday, the Morcha had reacted strongly. The party’s central committee member, Amar Lama, said last …

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