Mayfair 15 blocked for delegates

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, Dec. 18: Preparations have started on a war footing at Mayfair Resorts and the Gorkha Rangamancha Bhawan, the two shortlisted venues for the tripartite meeting on December 21. The delegates will be staying at Mayfair situated near the Mall and even though the Darjeeling district administration has “blocked” the conference …

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Morcha allows doc care for protesters

The Telegraph Darjeeling, Dec. 18: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to allow supporters on hunger strike to receive medical attention if they so desire, even as a protester has been hospitalised in Kalimpong. The Morcha move aims to create a congenial atmosphere for the fourth round of tripartite talks scheduled to be held here …

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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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