Being born as the daughter of a Delhi Police Gorkha, I feel extremely honoured and fortunate. I’m grateful that I am a part of this big family. It’s pretty hard for me to imagine where and what I would have been doing if my father would’ve not been a police officer.
हुन सक्छ दार्जीलिंग, तराई, डुवर्सको स्थायी समाधान हेतु बंगाल विधान सभा अघि भाजपाको आफ्नै विवशता हुन सक्छ तर छुटेका ११ जनजातिहरूलाई जनजातिको दर्जा भने दिलाउनै पर्नेछ। २०१४ को डुवर्सको मालबजारबाट आफ्नो चुनावी भाषणमा तत्कालीन भाजपाका प्रधानमंत्री उम्मेद्वार र बर्तमान प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदीद्वारा गोर्खाका यी छुटेका ११ वटै जातहरूको एक एक गरी नाम लिएर जनजातिको दर्जा दिलाउने प्रतिबद्धता जाहेर गरेका थिए । तर २०१४ पछि बिभिन्न कमिटिहरू गठन पश्चात भारतीय गोर्खाहरूलाई जनजातिको दर्जा हेतु कुनै ठोस कार्य नै भएन अनि शंका लाग्छ कहीं हामीलाई भुल्लाउने काम मात्रै त भएन?
प्रत्येक दिनखदुवा बन्दुक बोकेर एक हुल अस्सीको दशकहरूचोक बजार भएर गइरहेका छन्हतियार समर्पणको निम्ति। मोहब्बत गल्लीको भीड़माअस्ती नै हराइसकेका छन्लाल ढिकीमा डेली लाइन लाग्नेरङ्गीन जेरिकेन…
A question that anti-Gorkha elements have always triggered to counter Gorkha’s claim on Siliguri since the time of Left Front is, why should Siliguri be in Gorkhaland when 80 per cent of its population speaks Bengali? I decided not to halt unearthing the answer so easily after coming across an individual who said that this is an invalid claim of the community. To arrive at a proper conclusion, the most important of all the aspects would be to consider economy, demography and history.
TheDC Story Series “हाम्रा कथाहरु” Episode 12 – As we had informed earlier, we have tied up with RJ Samir – Samir Gideon Ghimire, to bring to you 12 Nepali stories – 1 story a month, in the audio-pictorial format under our series हाम्रा कथाहरु. We are doing this to make our Nepali literature more popular among younger generations, and also among those who may never have read a Nepali story before.
After meeting Gorkhas from various corners of Eastern Himalayan states, looking at the glorious history of Darjeeling and associating it with them, one would be amazed how Darjeeling Hills spread over an area of little less than 2500 sq km has always come to the rescue of millions of Gorkhas living hundreds of miles away from mayalu pahad.
Saharman Dewan was born in Ging Tea estate to Shri Harka Bahadur and Suklachhi Dewan on 16th of July 1939. He was only 6 years old when his father passed away, and was brought up by his aunt (mother’s sister) and her loving husband. Losing a father so early in life was difficult, but Saharman persevered with the help and support from his new family. Under their guidance, Saharman studied up to class 8 at Ging Primary School and finished his schooling from Rama Krishna Educational Institute (RKPS).
The flavours of Darjeeling ooze out in the national arena, as Sonada lad Rudy Thulung gets selected in the biggest cooking reality show in the country – The MasterChef. The 32-year-old self-made chef, who currently runs a restaurant in Chennai by the name “Dalley”, has been successful in impressing the judges in the show with his impressive skills in the kitchen.
I don’t know much about the markets in other hill regions like Kalimpong, Kurseong, Sikkim etc, but I am astounded and shocked to hear the prices of apparels in Darjeeling nowadays, as we say in our lingo “Tarsiney daam”.
The construction of the school was handed to a group of boys from the locality. These boys are affiliated to GJMM (Binay faction). Their motive is just to earn profit. The old structure was dismantled but the cemented flooring of the old building was not touched. New pillars were erected but if you dig the floor you will not find any tie bim below.