Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

Bimal Gurung on fast, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha urges Mamata to consider demands 

Gurung has been on hunger strike at the GJM's office in Singamari in Darjeeling since Wednesday.

published on : 27th May 2022

Bimal Gurung begins 'indefinite' hunger strike to press for GJM demands

He had last week urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to defer the polls until the Memorandum of Proposal (MoP) submitted by the GJM was implemented in the hills.

published on : 25th May 2022

Mamata holds meeting with representatives of hill parties, says GTA polls to be held soon

The GJM, at the meeting, dropped its long-standing demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland and instead sought a political solution within the state.

published on : 28th March 2022

GJM drops Gorkhaland demand, seeks political solution within Bengal

During the day, a GJM delegation, along with members of Hamro Party, held a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a scheduled five-day visit to North Bengal.

published on : 28th March 2022

Fledgling Hamro Party bags Darjeeling Municipality on social development poll plank

Bimal Gurung's Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and the Trinamool Congress won three and two seats respectively in the civic body.

published on : 2nd March 2022

SC seeks Mamata government's reply on Roshan Giri's plea for protection to participate in polls

The state government opposed the plea and told a bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha that Giri was wanted in several cases and the apex court should not grant him any protection from arrest.

published on : 15th March 2019

West Bengal moots talks with Sikkim to nab GJM supremo Bimal Gurung

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.

published on : 24th October 2017

Tamang-Gurung camps slug it out in game for Gorkhaland

Rival Gorkha Janmukti Morcha factions led by party chief Bimal Gurung and chief coordinator Binay Tamang are fighting a bitter war of attrition to garner support of residents of the Darjeeling.

published on : 17th September 2017

Darjeeling limps back to normalcy, Bimal Gurung wants bandh intensified

Shops and markets opened in the hills, defying the indefinite bandh sponsored by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) for a separate Gorkhaland.

published on : 14th September 2017

Gorkhaland state movement splits: one faction lifts stir for 12 days

Upstart leader Binay Tamang agrees to temporary suspension of strike as GJM boss Bimal Gurung’s influence wanes due to absence from the public eye.

published on : 31st August 2017

Darjeeling unrest: GJM to attend talks with West Bengal government on August 29

The state government has called for talks on August 29 in response to a letter form the GNLF requesting a dialogue to restore normalcy in the hills.

published on : 26th August 2017

GJM appeals to West Bengal government, Centre for peace talks in hills

This is the first time that the GJM, spearheading an agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, expressed its willingness to hold talks with the state government along with the Centre.

published on : 21st August 2017

As the Gorkhaland agitation continues, Darjeeling, Kalimpong fall back to roots

The indigenous knowledge orally passed down through generations has allowed the consumerism-struck residents of the two hill districts to fall back to their roots, since the indefinite shutdown began.

published on : 12th August 2017

Darjeeling stir: Arson after youth's death, Army redeployed

Activists of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the Gorkha National Liberation Front also clashed with the police at Sonada and Chawkbazar in Darjeeling.

published on : 8th July 2017

Centre for tripartite talks to end impasse in Darjeeling  

The GJM had on Monday asked the central government to initiate a dialogue on the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland, saying the current agitation was not a mere law and order problem.

published on : 7th July 2017

Presidential polls: GJM MLA's will support Ram Nath Kovind, claims BJP

The Centre has sought a report from the  Bengal government about the violence in Darjeeling and adjoining areas.

published on : 28th June 2017

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists burn copies of GTA accord in Darjeeling hills

Some GJM activists were seen participating in the demonstration bare-chested and broke tube lights on their backs leading to injuries.

published on : 27th June 2017

Come and arrest me, dares Bimal Gurung after quitting GTA

All the agitating Gorkha parties have fixed June 29 as the date of next all-party meeting and will burn the GTA accord on June 27 as a symbolic protest.

published on : 24th June 2017

Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist

Security personnel in large numbers were deployed in the hill district of West Bengal after widespread clashes between Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists and the police were witnessed yesterday.

published on : 18th June 2017

Three GJM men killed, six including IRB officer injured in police firing

CM Mamata Banerjee told reporters in Kolkata that Assistant Commandant of the IRB's 2nd Battalion Kiran Tamang was critically injured in the violence.     

published on : 17th June 2017
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