THE HIMALAYAN BEACON
NEW DELHI, 15 DECEMBER 2017: Highly dramatic scenes were witnessed today in New Delhi as Gorkhaland activists from around the nation residing in New Delhi gathered to take part in Parliament March for Gorkhaland. The march aimed at raising awareness about the demand for the separate state of Gorkhaland was intercepted by Delhi police who arrested all the participants and took them to Sansad Marg Police Station. At the time of writing this report, all the participants of the march were still at Sansad Marg Police Station. All the participants of the march had carried their Voter Identity Card and intended to raise their demand for the separate state of Gorkhaland before the Union parliament.
It may be noted that the Winter Session of the Parliament began today and a such a march to the Parliament had been called by Bandana Rai, a prominent Gorkhaland activist based in New Delhi.