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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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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Fair outside Mayfair: Gorkhas show numbers, hold festivities near venue

http://www.indianexpress.com Tuesday , Dec 22, 2009 at 0247 hrs Darjeeling Asim Rai, a student of Class XII who had come from Miju near Darjeeling along with his friends, had been standing outside Mayfair Hotel, the venue of the tripartite talks, since 9 am. “We are alienated from the people of the plains. We do not …

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