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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Binay’s 40km march against CAA and NRC

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang led a 40km procession downhill from Kurseong against the Centre’s moves on citizenship on Sunday, two days after chief minister Mamata Banerjee had held a ...
By Avijit Sinha and Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.19

Morcha signals break from past on election

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha thanked chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday for speaking out on the identity issue of the Gorkhas and said the “Third Front” candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

Cold fails to dampen protest

The mercury was hovering around seven degrees Celsius in Darjeeling around 9am on Saturday as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang arrived in the motor stand to start his march to Kurseong in pr...
By Vivek Chhetri & Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

Tamang camp calls for hill strike on Sunday

The Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has called a 24-hour general strike in the area under the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration on December 29 to demand Inner Line Permit in the...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.19

Morcha fields Binay in bypoll

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Tuesday declared its president Binay Tamang as the candidate for the Darjeeling Assembly bypoll with a “100 per cent guarantee” that he would be a cabinet minister in...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.19

Darjeeling's test of unity

The Morcha-Trinamul combine is highlighting the issue of land rights, another long-standing demand, to spin a counter-narrative.“Around 80 per cent people in the hills don’t have land rights… We...
By Devadeep Purohit in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.19

BJP promised to consider statehood: Bimal Gurung

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung, on the run since the 2017 agitation in the Darjeeling hills, has claimed the BJP leadership gave him assurances that it would look into his statehood deman...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.18

Binay camp blasts Bimal silence on car crash

The Binay Tamang camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has criticised Bimal Gurung for his alleged failure to utter a word of sympathy for the victims of Bijanbari road accident.An SUV had skidded off a ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.18

Whiff of ‘change’ in the air in hills

In Darjeeling where acceptable political culture was intolerance of “opposition” and rivals’ voices, ideals and ideas getting cha inchi (six inches) little, some promises are being made.Cha inch...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.18

Push for tea land rights

A Gorkha Janmukti Morcha committee has demanded that nearly 35 per cent of the land in hill tea gardens be “resumed” — reclaimed by the Bengal government — and distributed among the estates’...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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