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He was arrested today for his alleged involvement in destroying public property in the Darjeeling hills during the Gorkhaland statehood agitation last year.
Former Gorkha Territorial Administration vice-chairman Lobsang Lama was arrested by Kalimpong district police from Indo-Nepal international border at Khoribari
Earlier in December, Gurung claimed before apex court that the Mamata Banjerjee-led government was trying to break his party to finish the movement for separate statehood.
India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.
Setting aside their differences with GJM, prominent hill outfits like the Gorkha National Liberation Front and the Jana Andolan Party supported the cause of Gorkhaland.
The central government released nearly Rs 20,000 crore of the Rs 80,000-crore development package for Jammu and Kashmir.
Patwalia raised the issue of alleged violation of human rights and extra-judicial killings by the state police and referred to a number of such purported cases.
Earlier in the week, Gurung claimed before apex court that the Mamata Banjerjee-led government was trying to break his party to finish the movement for separate statehood.
The apex court allowed the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of central paramilitary forces stationed at Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal and redeploy them in Gujarat.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that the state government would work together with the local parties and people for its prosperity.
The all-party meeting from the Darjeeling hills will take place at Pintail village during which the chief minister would also take a stock of the ongoing projects there.
The team of UNESCO officials, who were forced to flee Darjeeling district of West Bengal soon after the commencement of 104-day-long Gorkhaland agitation on June 8, will return to the hills.
A major association of the Gorkhas today demanded that a national level movement has to be organised to achieve the demand for Gorkhaland, a separate state for the Gorkhas in Darjeeling hills.
NIA three-member team led by DSP Amalendu Dhar in Darjeeling to probe FIRs lodged during Gorkhaland agitation
The West Bengal Crime Investigation Department is currently probing these cases.
The state had accused its northern neighbour of giving shelter to the GJM supremo who is wanted in several cases including Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act) (UAPA), murder, rioting and arson.