If ever there was a point in our past that changed the fabric of our entire community, I would have to flip the calendar to lay a finger on Sunday, the 27th of July, 1986. Indeed, that is a day that will go down in the annals of Kalimpong and Gorkhaland history as “Our” Black Sunday.
Gorkhaland: Know Your Roots
Introduction Language is considered as the lifeblood of human civilization. The Cambridge dictionary defines language as “a system of communication consisting of sounds, words and…
The Larger Debate India is a land of unity in diversity – often it is boasted. Truly, India is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-lingual area….
A state of Gorkhaland, including the hills of Darjeeling, Terai and Dooars, would therefore help ensure better safety and security for the “chicken neck” area. Smaller states are also easier to govern and the presence of the entire state machinery being in one region would help keep close tabs on infiltrators, unlike what is possible out of Kolkata.