The Darjeeling hills, Terai and Dooars are one of the most complex and complicated, cosmopolitan regions in India. This region is a miniature replica of our nation and the complexities surrounding it. Anyone wishing to govern such a complex piece of geography should have a thorough understanding of its history, polity, politics and socio-cultural fabric.
Ms Banerjee’s party did not win a single seat in north Bengal that has a sizeable Gorkha, Adivasi and Rajbanshi population. The Gorkhalis were angry because of Ms Banerjee’s abortive bid to impose the Bengali language on them, and the use of excessive force by her government when the Gorkhas took to the streets demanding protection of their linguistic and cultural rights and a separate state of Gorkhaland.
In a press released issued today, Mr. Anit Thapa has said, “I strongly protest against the offensive headline used by a Bengali newspaper, in which they have labelled various Boards as being ‘Baimaan”.
Yesterday, when I read the news about TMC Mouthpiece Khaar 365 Din labelling the hill peole “Baimaan Pahadbasira”, I laughed my butts off. Literally, I could hear the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of TMC and their proxies being shattered into a million pieces, and every piece crying out loud… “Baimaan Pahadbasira”.
This article traces the arrest and subsequent disappearance of Nicol Tamang – who was and remains the prime accused in the Madan Tamang assassination case. The facts of this case are so convoluted, only the dumb or the willing will accept there was no conspiracy behind the assisination and disappearance of Nicol Tamang. Chances of security agencies, or at least their officers involved in the investigations and cover up is apparent for all to see.
Clashes broke out between BJP and TMC in Cooch Behar’s Dinhata. Similar incidents were reported from Mathabhanga and Natabari. At Rashamanta High School in Cooch Behar, polling was stopped for half an hour after supporters of TMC and BJP clashed with each other.
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.”
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.
Terrorist organization Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was involved in the Khagragarh and Bodhgaya blasts, had initially planned to strike at targets in North Bengal, specifically Buddhist Monasteries in Darjeeling Hills.
We request all those who are reading this. If you have any reach in the West Bengal Govt, please tell them to implement Ayushman Bharat – they can call it Mamata Bangla, instead of Ayushman Bharat if they want to. But because of their ego fight with the Center, poor people here are suffering. This criminal denial of health care privileges to poor needs to end,