Hill threat to highway traffic – Roads to Darjeeling, Sikkim & Northeast to be blocked every day

The Telegraph Darjeeling, Dec. 26: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s student wing today threatened to paralyse traffic bound not only for Darjeeling but also Sikkim and the Northeast. All the three national highways in the region will be blo-ckaded from noon to 3pm on Sunday, the outfit announced, adding that it was an “indefi- nite” agitation, …

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Blow hot & cold policy after talks ‘victory’ – Morcha lifts liquor ban for Christmas

The Telegraph Darjeeling, Dec. 22: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today upped the ante and declared that the Centre had to “agree in principle” that the demand for Gorkhaland was genuine for the talks to move forward “smoothly”. At the same time, buoyed by the fact that it managed to bring Gorkhaland to the negotiating table …

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