Tag: Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha

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  • Hill stir scripted in Delhi, says Binoy Tamang

    Hill stir scripted in Delhi, says Binoy Tamang

    Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha leader Binoy Tamang on Friday condemned statements made by Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia in Siliguri on Thursday, and he alleged the recent Gorkhaland agitation that the Hills saw was scripted in New Delhi. “The Darjeeling MP said a conspiracy was being hatched to murder Morcha leader Bimal Gurung, and he further …

    February 18, 2018
  • Tamang hits out at Darj’s ‘tourist MP’

    Tamang hits out at Darj’s ‘tourist MP’

    The Chairman of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Board of Administrators, Binoy Tamang, who is also the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha leader, on Thursday said Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia should seek forgiveness from the people and resign from his post before he thinks of going to the Hills. “We have heard that Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia …

    February 16, 2018
  • Binoy insists Bimal expressed talks willingness

    Binoy insists Bimal expressed talks willingness

    Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) leader Binoy Tamang today labelled Morcha leader Bimal Gurung as a man with “double standards.” According to him, while Mr Gurung claimed he did not express his desire to hold talks with chief minister Mamata Banerjee, in reality, he did make such statements. “Bimal Gurung’s lies have come out in …

    January 16, 2018
  • A chastened Gurung

    A chastened Gurung

    Having made a public appearance in Delhi on Thursday, it might now be less than accurate to describe Bimal Gurung as an absconder. Yet there is no denying that the West Bengal government is on firm ground when it contends, in parallel with the former GJMM chief’s appearance in the Capital, that he is a …

    January 15, 2018
  • Gurung in Delhi, says ready to cooperate

    Gurung in Delhi, says ready to cooperate

    Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) chief Bimal Gurung today made a public appearance for the first time after the recent bout of the Gorkhaland agitation in the Hills, which forced him to go into hiding. Neatly dressed, Mr Gurung greeted the people on New Year, while he also said he was all ready to cooperate …

    January 12, 2018
  • Second fizzle

    Second fizzle

    The second round of talks between the West Bengal government and the Gorkhas ~ this time in Silguri’s Uttarkanya ~ has not cleared the fog even a wee bit. Let alone the “state of Gorkhaland”, unmistakable is the discord within the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha over the calling off of the indefinite strike, which has …

    September 16, 2017
  • Lethal rampage

    Lethal rampage

    The calculated malevolence that marked Thursday’s lethal rampage in Darjeeling was eerily reminiscent of the convulsions over statehood in 1986. This time, that principal demand was not in focus. To an extent, even the linguistic shrill for a “two-language formula” in schools ~ English and Nepali… and no Bengali ~ was overshadowed. As activists of …

    June 10, 2017