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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.22

Didi nixes hill TMC voices to go alone

Mamata Banerjee has brushed aside the proposal of Trinamul hill leaders to contest coming hill elections alone in a clear indication that the Trinamul chief is comfortable with the present political m...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Poll demand in 2022, govt nod in 2000

Every political party taking part in the Darjeeling municipality election wants the civic body to be upgraded into a corporation. Ironically, the Bengal government had agreed to do it 22 years ago. E...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.22

Top hill leaders at voter’s door

When Subash Ghisingh ruled the Darjeeling hills for 20 years from 1988 to 2008, he "hardly campaigned" during elections whether it was Lok Sabha or Assembly polls, recalled old-timers. &ldqu...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.22

Candidates harder to get in Darjeeling

Before the last Darjeeling municipality elections in 2017, the Bimal Gurung-led Gorkha Janmukti Morcha had to hold a “lottery” to finalise their party candidates in most of the 32 wards be...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.22

TMC-Morcha pact on, informally

Trinamul Congress and Bimal Gurung’s Gorkha Janmukti Morcha have decided not to field candidates against each other in the February 27 Darjeeling municipality elections but leaders of both parti...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.22

Tamang shares picture with Giri

“We attended a meeting where Binay Tamang was also present. We, however, also, met the ministers separately where we raised the demand for waiver of electricity bills,” said Giri. Sources...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Morcha for waiver on power dues

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, which had issued a diktat to the hill people to refrain from paying electricity bills during the 2007 Gorkhaland agitation, has made a 180-degree turn and informed the gove...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Morcha will go solo in politics, says Gurung

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung has hinted at going alone in hill politics, one-and-a-half-years after dumping the BJP and joining hands with the Trinamul Congress. Many hill politicians, ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.22

Morcha backs TMC

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha headed by Bimal Gurung will campaign for the Trinamul Congress in the Siliguri Municipal Corporation polls which will be held on January 22, along with three other civic bod...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Leaders desert Gurung

A host of leaders from Bimal Gurung’s Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has quit the party when important local elections are on the cards. Twenty prominent leaders, including Satyawan Chettri, the presid...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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