MUKESH SHARMA, Kalimpong, July 03: Since its inception in 2004 for the unification of the Sikkim Darjeeling the real owner of the Hills and the Dooars region is Sikkim and it has never be the part of the West Bengal, said the President of Gorkha Rashtriya Congress (GRC), Nima Lama.
Kalimpong: After the announcement two GJM candidates for the first GTA Sabha election Bimal Gurung hinted of another candidate in Kalimpong. Binay Tamang, Asst Secretary of Central Committee GJM might be given a ticket for the 41 Gitdabling Nimbong Constituency, Gurung indicated in Kalimpong.
MUKESH SHARMA, Kalimpong, July 02: Keeping in mind the traffic caused by the vehicles along with the people crossing the road, the Kalimpong Traffic Police has started to make a Zebra crossing at the main four way crossing/ junction of Damber Chowk. The Traffic OC, Prabin Gurung informing about the same said that even Tunibotey, Thana Dara and several other places will be getting a Zebra crossing.
SILIGURI, 2 JULY: Despite north Bengal development affairs minister, Gautam Deb’s assurance, the All India Gorkha League president, Mrs Bharati Tamang, has not yet received any communication from the chief minister’s office regarding a CBI probe into the Madan Tamang assassination case.
SILIGURI, 2 JULY: Disgruntled elements within the GJMM are set to raise their voice asking the party leadership to explain its stance vis-à-vis Gorkhaland and GTA. Reservation over the party having opted for GTA with the land question remaining unresolved seems to be growing, particularly in Kalimpong sub-division. “We would ask Bimal Gurung to explain the volte face regarding the emotive territory issue,” a senior GJMM leader said.