- Tag results for Gorkhaland agitation
India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha General Secretary Roshan Giri has alleged that West Bengal Police ransacked his residence around midnight on Wednesday.
The talks comes in the backdrop of the split in GJM over the issue of continuing the indefinite strike in the hills where a seven-member delegation from the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha will be present.
The GJM leadership has also decided to withdraw the picketers from the roads in Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts for 12 hours on Tuesday for Independence Day, but said the shutdown would continue.
While GJM claimed that Ashish Tamang died in police firing, West Bengal administration maintained that he died in political clashes between TMC and GJM.
Banerjee said foreign forces close to the Bharatiya Janata Party had a hand in the pro-Gorkhaland agitation.
Like the Bodos who want a Bodoland state, the Gorkhas are not a majority in what is purported to be Gorkhaland.