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
The Rajya Sabha on Thursday heaped lavish praise on Chairman Hamid Ansari, who is all set to relinquish office after a decade, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior members lauding him for upholding constitutional norms.
Commenting on the tenure of the outgoing VP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said:
You (VP Ansari) have been a career diplomat, I got to know from you what what it means to be one.
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