Raju Bista

To Quarantine or not to Quarantine – The Anit Binay Conundrum

But, to quarantine or not to, is more of a moral question and not a question of simple enforcement alone. Kolkata is one of the hottest COVID zones in India, so naturally, people should be cautious after travelling to the city. If we are requiring our own brothers and sisters coming from these cities to remain in mandatory quarantine, what exempts Mr. Anit and Mr. Binay? What makes them COVID proof?




The Curious Case of Article 243m(3): Raju Proposes, Neeraj Disposes

The father of our nation Gandhiji once said, “Panchayat Raj represents true democracy realized. We would regard the humblest and the lowest Indian as being equally the rules of India with the tallest in the land.” He had envisioned Ram Rajya through village republics where real freedom began through self-reliance and people’s participation in self-governance.



Questioning Darjeeling’s choice of MP – Mamata Reveals her Wounds

Some hurts are so deep, it gets radiated. You don’t have to spell it out; it’s there for everyone else to see. On the 23rd of October, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s hurt in losing Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat was for everyone to see. She had come to Kurseong for an administrative review meeting, but she couldn’t keep a lid on her politics and that betrayed her feelings.


JUST IN: Attack on Darjeeling MP Raju Bista Near Kalimpong

He added, “Initially they were shouting slogans, which quickly turned into a physical attack accompanied by Khukuri, knife, other sharp weapons and heavy stone pelting on our supporters and myself. Many of our BJP party workers and our alliance partner GJM party workers have been injured in the attack, who were sitting duck against a well-organized ambush. My private security officer was stuck on chest and upper body following his attempt to cover me from the oncoming barrage of blows and stones thrown at me. My Personal Security Officer was also injured when stones pelted on us hit his legs.”


Assam NRC – CM Sonowal Assures Darjeeling MP Led Delegation on Gorkhas

Hon’ble CM assured me that the Gorkha community have no need to worry, even if some names have been left out. He specifically emphasized that the government considers Gorkhas as Assamese people, and told MP Bista there is no need to keep referring them to as Gorkhas. He said that the Gorkhas are an integral and inalienable part of the Assamese community.