Rajbanshi Community
West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.22

Dinhata MLA pays poll price

Udayan Guha, the Trinamul MLA of Dinhata who had won the bypoll last year with a record margin, got his wings clipped as Trinamul supremo Mamata Banerjee removed him from the post of the Cooch Behar d...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.22

Mamata word to Rajbanshis

Mamata Banerjee went all out to woo the Rajbanshis — the most significant ethnic group in terms of electoral politics — on Wednesday as she addressed a one-lakh-plus gathering near here on...
By Devadeep Purohit, Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.22

Mamata to attend Rajbanshi icon’s event

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will reach Cooch Behar on February 16 to attend the birth anniversary celebrations of Chila Roy, a member of the Cooch Behar royal family and an icon of the Rajbanshi co...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

KLO rebel surrenders in Balurghat

A trained militant of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), a banned terror outfit, surrendered before police in Balurghat of South Dinajpur on Monday. Sudip Sarkar alias Pintu Barua Koch, who ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Durga returns in another form in north

Durga Puja may be over, but in several parts of north Bengal, the festivities continue. A day after Dashami, the Rajbanshi community of north Bengal celebrates Bhandani Puja. Bhandani is believed to ...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.21

Kamtapur demand rears its head again

The Narendra Modi government’s decision to hold a meeting on the hill issue has prompted outfits and political parties of the Rajbanshi community reassert their demand for the Kamtapur state. O...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

KPP ire at ‘only one’ Kamtapuri school

Leaders and supporters of the Kamtapur Progressive Party (KPP) demonstrated at the district magistrate’s office here on Tuesday, alleging that the state government approved only one primary scho...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

KPP writes to PM for Kamtapur state

Leaders and workers of the Kamtapur Progressive Party (KPP) sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through the district magistrate of Jalpaiguri on Friday, demanding the separate Kamtapur state...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.21

Rajbanshis protest statehood call

Over 500 people from the Rajbanshi community, including academics, intellectuals and Trinamul supporters, met at Khalisamari in Mathabhanga subdivision of Cooch Behar on Sunday to protest the separate...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.21

TMC courts Rajbanshi leader close to BJP

Hundreds of posters allegedly of banned Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), formed in the 1990s by some Rajbanshi youths, were found in Chopra block of North Dinajpur on Sunday. Each had a text i...
By Avijit Sinha, Main Uddin Chisti in Siliguri, Cooch Behar


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