Darjeeling agitation will turn ‘terrible’: Bimal Gurung

With food supply severely hit, GJM activists and some NGOs were seen distributing food items among the people.

By: PTI | Darjeeling | Published:July 16, 2017 2:17 pm
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The chief of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Bimal Gurung has warned that the agitation for a separate state will turn ‘terrible’ as the indefinite strike called by the outfit entered its 32nd day on Sunday. GJM is spearheading the statehood agitation.

“The agitation which has been going on for over one month will turn terrible and it will be a decisive battle for our independence,” Gurung told reporters Saturday night. “If I need to shed my blood I am ready to do that, but the fight will go on till Gorkhaland is achieved,” Gurung said.

Meanwhile, the ban on Internet services, which was imposed on June 18, has been extended till July 25, by the district administration. With food supply severely hit, GJM activists and some NGOs were seen distributing food items among the people.

The Army was deployed in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sonada and police and security forces were patrolling the streets of the hills.

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    Jul 16, 2017 at 5:16 pm
    Bimal Gurung is telling, "if Blood needed, he is ready to give". If so, why others are giving? Why he is hidden then !! He is dalal of BJP and wants to be CM of Gorkha land. Gurung, you're not even fit for a security guard. But in present scenario, you may become, because a chaiwala has become PM of India. Now a days lots of msgs and video clips are being circulated thro whats app and FB. This Stupid B Gurung doesn't know that, BJP in last 3 yrs only 5lakhs job created, where as they promised per year 1 core, presently BJP govt is in center plus last one MP of Gorkha is already there for last 2 decade. Then Jobs not been created or Tea garden been developed? BJP , MP-Alwalia and Gurung must answer....people of Darjeeling and Gorkha. Where the money gone? CPM, TMC and Congress must fight together.
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