Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat

Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat News

As tea garden jobs fade away, there is trouble brewing for parties in Darjeeling

At present, the condition of tea gardens and its workers present a picture of deprivation and want even though the tea plantations are touted as India's second largest employer. In Darjeeling district itself, three tea gardens have been closed and workers are still to receive their dues.

GJM confirms support for BJP’s Ahluwalia

Ahluwalia, 63, who is the party’s election in-charge for the north-eastern states, and a close aide of GJM chief Bimal Gurung


In Hills, BJP gains GJM edge

“GJM president Bimal Gurung called me yesterday (Sunday) and assured his party will support our candidates there (in Bengal),” state BJP president Rahul Sinha said.

GJM won over, BJP wants Bappi in Darjeeling

The BJP wants Bappi Lahiri there, but the GJM wants to field someone itself.