Gorkhaland Territorial Administration

GTA elections

After five years in suspended animation, elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration will eventually be held on June 26, with the counting of votes scheduled for the 29th.

Top Morcha leader held in POCSO case

Lopsang Lama is the working president of the Gurung faction of the Morcha and he was one of the main faces of the party when Gurung had gone into hiding after the 2017 Gorkhaland agitation in the Hills.

Bimal Gurung slams BJP over PPS tribal status

Addressing a public meeting at the Aaley ground in Mirik in Darjeeling for the first time after he returned from hiding, Gurung iterated that they elected BJP Members of Parliament for a consecutive three terms, but yet the party at the Centre "did nothing" for the Gorkhas.

Lockdown in GTA areas ends

The lockdown was in force in Municipality areas of Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Mirik and Kurseong,and some other places like Tindharia, Bijanbari, SukhiaPokhari, and Sonada, where Covid-19 cases had been detected.

GTA for control rooms to tackle Covid

Talking to reporters after the meeting, GTA chairman Anit Thapa said it was an administrative review meeting on the present Covid situation in the GTA area, mainly in the Kurseong region, which has seen a spike in the number of cases, of late.