Toonsoong Bridge, a 280 feet long bridge on Balasun River connects, Tungsung, Balasun, Dhotrey, Rangbul, Pussumbing, Kalej valley etc. with Pokhriabong region. It, however, is in a miserable state today.
Amar Singh Rai
Binay Tamang attributed peace and development to Mamata. He said, “the Chief Minister has ensured peace and development in the hills, and she has assured us that she will resolve the identity crisis faced by the Gorkhas.”
The six leaves and the Lotus are out to chomp either out in the forthcoming general elections. Chief gardener Didi B is busy with her potting, weeding and planting. MPs being dropped, novices and women brought in. Didi B has selected a special GJMM-TMC backed hybrid she calls ‘Bhoomiputra’–Shri Amar Singh Rai to stand as TMC candidate from Darjeeling.
The absurdity of a sitting MLA from one party, agreeing to contest the MP elections on the ticket of another may have hit casual observers hard, but those who have kept a closer eye on politics in Darjeeling know this is not the first time.
TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee today announced that Mr. Amar Singh Rai,is going to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election as its candidate from Darjeeling.