Summary: Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], November 20 (ANI): The general committee of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
(GJM) on Monday suspended party president Bimal Gurung for six months and appointed Binay Tamang as the new party president.
Malik was shot dead while three other policemen were injured in an exchange of fire between police and Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
chief Bimal Gurung's followers in Darjeeling's Patlebas on October 13.
Both the blasts took place on the 69th day of the indefinite shutdown called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
(GJM), which wants a separate Gorkhaland to be carved out of the north Bengal hills.
Darjeeling (West Bengal): The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
has given a ten-day deadline to the Centre to intervene in the Gorkhaland statehood stir as the indefinite shutdown in the hills entered its 47th day on Monday.
Supporters of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
(GJM) chant slogans during a protest rally in support of a separate Gorkhaland state in Sukna village yesterday.
The BJP won two Lok Sabha seats from Bengal in the 2014 general elections -- Asansol in Burdwan district and Darjeeling with the support of Bimal Gurung- led Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
(GJM), bagging a total vote share of 16.
The new tripartite deal leading to the formation of the GTA is a win-win situation for all - the Centre, Mamata's administration and the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
New Delhi, May 22 -- Gorkha leader Madan Tamang, president of the Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL), was on Friday stabbed to death allegedly by Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
(GJM) supporters in the West Bengal town of Darjeeling.
The blast took place on the 69th day of the indefinite shutdown called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
(GJM), which has demand a separate Gorkhaland state be carved out of the north Bengal hills.
The boiling pot of it is the Darjeeling unrest, with the Gorkhas, under the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
(GJM), demanding a separate Gorkhaland for themselves.
THE Bimal Gurung- led Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
( GJM), which has long been pressing for a separate Gorkhaland state, has refused to back the Trinamool Congress candidate from the hills for the Lok Sabha polls.
The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
spearheading the movement has called for an indefinite shutdown in the hills until the demand for Gorkhaland is fulfilled.