The demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland reached at its peak in the late 1980s with the formation of GNLF
. With the formation of DGHC as an alternative solution to Gorkhaland, the intensity of the movement decreased upto certain extend.
"And for that, all Rai groups have joined hands with the GNLF
which is openly supporting Trinamool," he claimed.
Briefed by Gyan, GNLF
guerrillas raid Patel's house.
Ghisingh is no more and even after having 'ruled' Darjeeling as the chairman of DGHC for almost two decades, his party GNLF
itself has been reduced to just a hint of a mist.
They have to withdraw security forces -- both the state, central and all repressive forces." Several political parties in the hills, including Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF
), which was till recently an ally of the ruling Trinamool Congress, attended the meeting here, besides some NGOs and apolitical organisations.
The Nepali language has also acted as a common thread connecting people of various tribal origins in the Darjeeling hills and this has been used as a political capital by the late GNLF
leader Subhash Ghisingh and now GJM leader Bimal Gurung to foment anti-establishment sentiments in the hills.
, though, is a shadow of its former self, forced by Gurung to lead a life of exile outside Darjeeling from 2008 to 2011.
The bill repeals the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council Act passed in August 1988 that brought Gorkha National Liberation front (GNLF
) led by Subhas Ghising to power.
Summary: Kolkata [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Ahead of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's meeting with the leaders of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha party (GJM) and Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF
), Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose on Tuesday welcomed the move, saying, "time is right that all concerned parties should sit across the table and discuss" the 'Gorkhaland issue.'
Summary: Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], August 23 (ANI): Ahead of the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF
) leaders' meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Darjeeling DM Joyoshi Dasgupta addressed the crisis in Darjeeling.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 22 (ANI): The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF
) chief Mann Ghising on Tuesday wrote a letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, requesting high level intervention to end present crisis in Darjeeling.
Violence can never be a solution to any problem," Rajnath said, in a meeting attended by the GJM, the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF
), the Communist Party of Revolutionary Marxists and other stakeholders.