We have to make a well thought-out choice and cast our vote for a candidate and through our choices may weigh heavily upon us, we will at least have made one. At the struggle for the soul of our community intensifies, we simply do not have a choice but to make a choice.
FLASHBACK ONE “Khuchhing taala maitala Dus paisa ko suntala” This was a fun oriented chant which we choired jerking our shoulders upwards and downwards in…
‘Bhoomiputra’ has become the latest catchphrase for political parties in Darjeeling Hills.
Dear Gorkhas ,
Make sure people will know you by your present action and not by your history .
Be the sun that shines everywhere
Be it education, entertainment, sports, or politics
Business or social services
From dash to dash
“I know being in school that students get to open a zero balance account for any transactions from govt scheme. While in Siliguri UBI, this policy is followed, the United Bank of India, Kalimpong branch says that although it is a zero-balance account, we have to deposit Rs 1000 as they are doing it for their business purpose.
The Congress representative said, “Mamata Banerjee’s Hitler regime grew only because Congress weakened in the Hil. Now we will bounce back and fight against these two communal forces and we will work to restore democracy in the Hills.”
The management of Risheehat Tea Estate, Darjeeling owned by BK Birla Group’s Jay Shree Tea Company Ltd has suspended work at the garden, after workers refused to pluck tea leaves, unless their arrears was paid.
We have to realize the fact that the long cherished dream to statehood or 6th schedule can only be achieved through a political settlement with the central government. This brings us to the conclusion that it is only the Center that has the power to get this done, and it would be a blunder not to support an alliance that is making an attempt to do just that.
When we vote, we will be voting to win back our agency, our rights as citizens of India, our right to political dissent, our right to make constitutional demands, our right to fair trail, our right to the internet, our right over our natural resources, our right to hold protest marches, right to assemble, and our right to determine our own fate under the Indian Constitution.
“For the past one year, the Gorkha National Liberation Front has undertaken intensive introspection on the current status of our community, and the bleak future facing us. In all of our deliberations, we have been guided by a single political philosophy पार्टी भन्दा जाति ठुलो, जाति भन्दा माटो – put forward by our founder and our guiding light Shri. Subash Ghising. For GNLF the interests of our land and its people have always remained paramount.”