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Anit Thapa
West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.21

Thapa gears up for GTA polls

The Anit Thapa led Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) has formed a 17-member election committee to fight the forthcoming Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections while rivals Gor...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.21

Anit’s party forms panel on political solution

The Anit Thapa led Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) started their exercise to contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) election and announced the formation of seven-member co...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Didi greets Thapa as 'bondhu' from hills

GTA elections are due since 2017. The last one-tier gram panchayat election in the hills was last held in 2000. Thapa’s party leaders have also started creating a narrative that Mamata’s ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

GTA dithers on use of funds for tea hands

A sum of more than Rs 2 crore is lying in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration’s kitty but the hill body is hard-pressed to decide on its utilisation as different opinions have cropped up o...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Clamour for rural polls in hills grows

The demand to hold panchayat elections in the hills is getting louder as all the major political parties, including the BJP and Trinamul, are voicing support for the rural polls last held in 2000. Hi...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

Thapa, Gurung visit each other’s strongholds

 “One would hardly find any Opposition leaders visiting the area to organise political events. Those contesting the elections, mostly Assembly elections, would just do a road show in Tukvar...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Thapa’s new party plans 45 meetings

New hill party Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha, formed last Thursday by Anit Thapa, will hold 45 public meetings across the hills to kick-start its first phase of activities. The decision was ta...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.21

Effigy and new equations heat up hill politics

It was a politically charged Sunday in the hills, almost akin to poll season. Anit Thapa was “welcomed” by hundreds of supporters on his “return” to Kurseong from Darjeeling o...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Thapa’s new party to host key meeting on portfolios

The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM), the newly floated political party from Darjeeling by Anit Thapa will hold its first central committee meeting on Monday to chalk out the party’s ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.21

Darjeeling gets 12th party

Another party was launched in the Darjeeling hills on Thursday with Anit Thapa as the president and a declaration from a leader that the “politics of one-man-centric party” was coming to a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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