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KALIMPONG, 10 JANUARY 2018: All India Jana Andolan Party has invited all to join party cadres in a march to Delhi to demonstrate during the Budget Session. Addressing the media today Naresh Kumar Rai, spokesperson of the party’s youth wing who also led the a team of youth wing to New Delhi along with other leaders invited all to join the party cardres who will be leaving for New Delhi to demonstrate and pressurize the national leadership to initiate a debate on the issue of Gorkhaland in the Union Parliament. He said that anyone whether they belonged to any party or not and was devoted to the issue of Gorkhaland and wanted to raise the issue of Gorkhaland in Delhi could come to the party office and get themselves registered.

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KALIMPONG, 8 JANUARY 2018: Communist Party of India Marxist (CPIM) has demanded Tripartite Talks to discuss on the various issues faced by the people in Darjeeling Hills. J. B. Sarkar, who attended a meeting of the party organised today in Kalimpong said that the party demanded immediate tripartite talks between the representatives of the Hills meaning representatives from all the major political parties in the Hills, the State and the Central Government. When asked as to what should be the agenda for the Tripartite Meeting, Sarkar said the party demanded the ‘Highest Form of Autonomy’ for the Hills. When asked as to what he had to say about the demand for the separate state of Gorkhaland, Sarkar questioned back saying, “Will Statehood solve all the problems faced by the people of the Hills, especially the labour class, the tea garden workers etc.” Sarkar however, did not elaborate on what he meant by the ‘Highest Form of Autonomy”.

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NEW DELHI, 15 DECEMBER 2017: Highly Dramatic Scenes was 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.

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[facebook_ilike] Darjeeling (WB), Jun 14 (PTI) Breaking its alliance with the TMC, the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) today justified joining hands with the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), spearheading a bandh in Darjeeling, and said the party has been fighting…

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