Roshan Giri
West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.22

Anit Thapa retains Sitong seat

Bharatiya Gork­ha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) presi­dent Anit Thapa has decided to vacate the Giddepahar constituency of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Sa­bha and retain the Sito...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Morcha okay with GTA as stopgap

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, a party that had once spearheaded the Gorkhaland agitation and also “rejected” the idea of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), on Monday submitted a &ldquo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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 27.10.21

Mamata focus on hill industry

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday spoke extensively on the need to set up small-scale industries in the hills, the stress on industry in a region traditionally starved of organised sector empl...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.21

Giri name missing from voter list

Roshan Giri, the second-in-command of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Bimal Gurung camp), could not vote on Saturday as his name was missing from the electoral roll of Darjeeling Assembly seat. His name had ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.21

Bimal Gurung’s campaign in south

Gorkhaland activist Anjani Sharma Bhujel has decided to contest as an Independent in Darjeeling. Anjani had earlier planned to contest in Kalimpong. There are allegations that Anjani changed the deci...
By Vivek Chhetri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.21

Giri alleges ‘game’ talk by ex-colleague

Roshan Giri, the second-in-command of the Bimal Gurung camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, alleged on Thursday that its former chief election convener, Subha Pradhan, who had resigned from the party a...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.20

Bimal’s Darjeeling public meeting on December 20

Suspense has lifted from the most anticipated development of hill politics in recent times with the announcement that Bimal Gurung would reach Darjeeling next Sunday. Gurung reached Siliguri on Decem...
By Vivek Chhetri, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri, Darjeeling

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 30.11.20

Uproot BJP, it can’t be trusted: Giri

Gorkhaland is as emotive issue from the hills that no party can afford to ignore, but both Trinamul and the BJP state committee are against the formation of a Gorkhaland state. Giri said that the BJP...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong


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