The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha called off their 104-days long shutdown after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh appealed to the GJM leader Bimal Gurung to withdraw the ongoing bandh.
Violence erupted between police personals and protestors in Jaigaon of Alipurduar district on Sunday. The clash broke out in a rally taken out by GJM supporters demanding separate Gorkhaland.
Protestors gathered at Sadar police station in Darjeeling and protested against the arrest of Nari Morcha member Dhanmaya Tamang.
As the indefinite shutdown to demand a separate state entered its third day, clashes between the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha activists and police personnel have taken an ugly turn.
There were fresh clashes in Darjeeling today between Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supporters and the police.
The police on June 16 raided and allegedly vandalised the residence of Morcha leader Binay Tamang.
GJM supporters on June 12 called an indefinite bandh in the state, central government offices and Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.