bengali language

Protest in New Delhi over imposition of Bengali language in the Hills

12 months ago Pravin Thami 1
NEW DELHI, 10th June 2017: A rally was taken out today against the issue of the imposition of Bengali as a compulsory language in the school curriculum in Darjeeling Hills. The rally was taken out by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) New Delhi branch. A memorandum was submitted to Rajiv Dutta at Bangla Bhawan Read More

Mamata says GJM bandh illegal, Govt to take tough stand

12 months ago PTI 1
Darjeeling (WB), Jun 9 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described the 12-hour-long strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today as “illegal”, saying the government would take legal action against those who participate in it. The strike, however, almost stalled life in the hills this morning with most of the shops, Read More

Forceful imposition of Bengali language in Darjeeling Hills unconstitutional – Gorkha Intelligentsia

12 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 4
DARJEELING, 3rd of June 2017: Rudraraj Maskey, renowned Littérateur and Linguist has said that forceful imposition of Bengali language in Darjeeling Hills is unconstitutional. He expressed his views while participating in a special talk show ‘Today’s Agenda with Chandan Thapa’ slated to be broadcast on The Himalayan Beacon IPTV. Similarly, views were also expressed Read More