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Anit Thapa
West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.20

Low turnout at poet anniversary upsets Thapa

The birth celebration of Agam Singh Giri, considered as one of the tallest poets among Indian Gorkhas, failed to attract enough people in Darjeeling on Sunday, prompting GTA chief Anit Thapa to wonder...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.20

'Gorkhaland no poll plank'

Anit Thapa led an impressive 16km-plus parivartan (change) rally on Saturday from Sonada to Darjeeling and announced that he would not seek votes on the Gorkhaland issue ahead of Bengal polls. At a p...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Thapa to govt: Don’t play foul

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Binay Tamang faction), an ally of Trinamul since 2017, on Tuesday said the state government should not “play foul” with them, the assertion coming in the wake o...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.20

Anit’s rally today to counter Giri

Apolitical party Statehood Demand Coordination Committee (SDCC) was formed in Kalimpong with 51 coordinators on Monday. Prabhakar Dewan, a lawyer from Kalimpong at the forefront of this committee, sa...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Binay camp bursts crackers

The Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha started celebrating in the hills on Tuesday evening amid claims that the chief minister referred to Tamang and Anit Thapa as “guardians&rdq...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.20

Mamata invites Binay Tamang for talks

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has invited Binay Tamang and Anit Thapa for talks in Calcutta on November 3 amid murmurs that she has convened the meeting to ensure a truce between the two factions of ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.20

Lepcha dharna on board ‘transfer’

Members of the Lepcha community started a dharna in Kalimpong on Tuesday, demanding that the Mayel Lyang Lepcha Development Board, which is currently under the aegis of the state government, be not tr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.20

Ban on political events at hill building

The GTA has decided to ban political events at the Gorkha Rangamancha Bhavan, the complex which was the epicentre of clashes between Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters and police on the language issue ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.20

Stop blaming Bengal always: Thapa

Anit Thapa, who chairs the board of administrators of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), on Sunday said that the hills should stop always blaming Bengal or Centre and instead focus on admini...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Longview tea estate to reopen tomorrow

Work is set to resume from Wednesday at the Longview tea estate, some 20km from here under the Kurseong subdivision of Darjeeling district, ending a month-long impasse over dues. On Monday, a tripart...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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