GJM’s Bimal Gurung Calls Off Gorkhaland Strike, Weathers Backlash

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung on Tuesday announced the withdrawal of its indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling, 105-days after its complete shutdown. The announcement came hours after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh appealed to them to call off the strike and invited them for talks to find an amicable solution to the issue. In an audio clip from an undisclosed location, Gurung urged hill residents to resume transport services, reopen shops and schools and colleges. He also extended greetings for the festive season Video: Bimal Gurung Music: Big Bang Fuzz For more videos, subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/2aIcith Check out The Quint for more news: https://www.thequint.com To Stay Updated, Download The Quint App: Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/2doDlOo Apple App Store: http://apple.co/2d6qYnT Follow The Quint here: Facebook: http://bit.ly/1RXYIg5 Twitter: http://bit.ly/1tjFuxI Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Piyc18

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Darjeeling unrest continues on the 6th day of the indefinite strike – The Quint

Clashes between GJM supporters and Paramilitary forces worsens situation in the hill, stranding several tourists amidst the violent scenario.

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Darjeeling Strike: Police Raid GJM Office, Cache of Weapons Seize

 

As the protests in Darjeeling entered its fourth day, West Bengal Police raided Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung’s office on the morning of 15 June. A huge cache of weapons, including a crossbow, was recovered during the raid.

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