Bimal Gurung and Asha Gurung suspended from GJM; Binay Tamang elected President

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LEADERS SUSPENDED FROM GJM FOR SIX MONTHS

  • BIMAL GURUNG,
  • ROSHAN GIRI
  • SWARAJ THAPA
  • ANMOL THAPA
  • SARAN DEWAN
  • ASHA GURUNG
  • SABITRI RAI
  • PRAKASH GURUNG
  • PRIYABARDHAN RAI
  • SANJEEV LAMA
  • BARUD THAPA
  • BHASKAR RAI

THE HIMALAYAN BEACON

VISUAL JOURNALIST: PRAVIN THAMI

REPORT BY BARUN ROY

DARJEELING, 20 NOVEMBER 2017: The Central Committee of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) met at Sterling Resort in Darjeeling today and after long 3 hour discussion resolved to suspend both Bimal Gurung and his wife Asha Gurung from the primary membership of the party for six months. Bimal Gurung was also removed from the post of the President of the party and replaced by Binay Tamang who was elected president of the party by the 43 per cent of the members of the Central Committee of the party who were present during the meeting. Anit Thapa was elected as the General Secretary of the party.

Among the resolutions passed for the expulsion of Bimal Gurung and Asha Gurung under Articles 5 and 6 of the constitution of the party. Among the other leaders who were suspended included Roshan Giri, Swaraj Thapa, Anmol Thapa, Saran Dewan, Sabitri Rai (MLA, Kalimpong), Prakash Gurung, Priyabardhan Rai, Sanjeev Lama, Barun Thapa and Bhaskar Rai. In order to fill the vacant post in the party, the Central Committee meanwhile elected Binay Tamang as the President of the Central Committee thus the President of the Party, Anit Thapa meanwhile was elected as the General Secretary of the party. The Central Committee will meet again in the few days and elect new office bearers.

Binay Tamang while addressing the media also said a three member of GJM team will go to New Delhi to attend the programme organised by Gorkhaland National Committee.

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About Pravin Thami

Pravin Thami

Pravin Thami is the Chief Cameraman and the Coordinator Darjeeling Region for ‘The Himalayan Beacon’.

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