GJM News

BJP in majority in Darjeeling municipality after 17 GJM councillors join party

The councillors joined the BJP at the party headquarters in the presence of general secretary in charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya and senior party leader Mukul Roy.

Rift in GJM over its Darjeeling man, BJP says ‘Don’t know if Gorkha... par Pahari hai’

Bista’s nomination came as a surprise to many. But BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya says it is Bista’s “extensive background in social work” that prompted the party to choose him.


Upset with BJP govt, GJM faction pulls out of NDA

The GJM was upset with the recent statement of Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh that his party only had an electoral alliance with GJM.

Ahead of Mamata visit, Bimal Gurung alleges police atrocities in Hills

In a counter-statement, Binay Tamang, chairman of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), called the statement a conspiracy.

‘Welcome NIA probe into deaths, blasts’, says GJM chief Bimal Gurung

The GJM chief has accused state government of framing cases against GJM leaders, but failing to investigate “real” causes and culprits. Gurung stressed on Darjeeling’s sensitive location, and said subversive activities are a threat to the nation.

Bimal Gurung aides’ homes gutted, cops smell bid to destroy evidence

The police are yet to ascertain the cause of fire. “We are not ruling out the fact that it may be an attempt to destroy evidence of wrongdoing. A team of forensic experts have visited the site,” a senior police officer said.


Fire at Patlebas, houses of Bimal Gurung loyalists destroyed

The police claimed that the houses were set ablaze by Gurung's supporters to wipe out evidence. The Gurung supporters, on the other hand, claimed it was the handiwork of the GJM faction loyal to Binay Tamang.

Binay Tamang strengthens base, 19 GJM councillors pledge support

The rally was expected to march from Batasia to Chowrasta where a public meeting was scheduled. However, the police stopped the march at Batasia and leaders had to hold a meeting at Gorkha Dukh Vivarak Samiti Hall.

CID ‘narrowly misses’ Gurung in second raid at Sikkim

Following this, state Tourism Minister Gautam Deb had in September alleged that the Sikkim Police allowed Gurung to flee. Since the start of a fresh stir over the demand for Gorkhaland, Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling had been backing the movement.

GJM withdraws indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills after Home Minister's appeal

The announcement comes hours after Rajnath Singh made an appeal to the GJM leadership to withdraw the indefinite shutdown and also convened a meeting to resolve the unrest in the Darjeeling hills.

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Activists Burn Copies Of 2011 GTA Accord In Hills

Some GJM activists were seen participating in the demonstration bare-chested and broke tube lights on their backs leading to injuries. Hundreds of GJM supporters burnt copies of the Gorkha Territorial Administration. The Centre, the state government and GJM had signed the GTA in 2011. GTA had three hill subdivisions Darjeeling, Kurseong and Mirik and some […]

GJM Office Raided: Protesters Clash With Police, Set Outpost On Fire

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha is a registered unrecognized political party which campaigns for the creation of a separate state Gorkhaland within India, out of districts in the north of West Bengal. The party has called for an indefinite strike after the police raided GJM Office today morning. Thursday may witness violence, with the GJM’s youth wing Gorkha […]