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GJM supremo Bimal Gurung announces support for Mamata Banerjee in upcoming assembly poll

Kolkata/UNI: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung on Wednesday announced his support to the Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress in 2021 assembly poll in West Bengal and severed ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the latter did not help in the creation of Gorkhaland state in Darjeeling district.

17 Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Councillors join BJP in New Delhi

New Delhi, June 8 (IBNS): In another major change in the political equation in West Bengal politics, 17 Councillors of the  Darjeeling Municipality joined the Bharatiya Janata Party here.

Darjeeling unrest: Several injured in GJM-police clash in Kalimpong

Darjeeling, Sept 15 (IBNS): Several policemen and strike-supporters were injured after a clash broke out between police and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists at Dambar Chowk area in West Bengal's Kalimpong district on Friday, reports said.

Gorkhaland Movement leaders calls on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

New York, Aug 13 (IBNS): A delegation of Gorkhaland Movement leaders called on the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Sunday.

Darjeeling unrest: GJM says its activist killed in Mirik after police open fire on protesters

Darjeeling, Jul 18 (IBNS): One activist of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) was allegedly shot dead after the state police and the CRPF allegedly fired bullets aiming at Gorkhaland supporters during a clash between GJM and state's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) supportersin Darjeeling's Mirik area on Monday late evening, reports said.

Darjeeling unrest: Death toll reaches 3 as 2 more GJM supporter killed in clash, army deployed

Darjeeling, Jul 8 (IBNS): Two strike supporters were killed during a clash with police force in Darjeeling hills, taking the death toll to 3, reports said.

GJM announces 12-hour relaxation in Darjeeling strike for Eid celebration

Darjeeling, June 25 (IBNS): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) declared a 12-hour relaxation in its indefinite strike in Darjeeling hills on Monday for Eid celebration.

Unrest continues in Darjeeling, GJM calls all-party meeting today

Darjeeling, June 20 (IBNS) : As unrest continues to rage in Darjeeling over a fresh movement for statehood, the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha has called for a meeting on Tuesday, of all political parties from the hills to decide the "next course of action," reports said.

2 GJM supporters 'killed' as police allegedly open fire on agitators in Darjeeling

Darjeeling, June 17 (IBNS): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders claimed that two of their supporters were killed on Saturday as police opened fire on them.

Darjeeling strike : GJM supporters set several establishments on fire

Darjeeling, June 16 (IBNS) : Continuing with protests and violence, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists allegedly torched several Government facilities in Darjeeling hills in the wee hours of Friday, the day five of their indefinite strike in the hills.

Darjeeling: GJM clash with police on fourth day of indefinite strike

Darjeeling, June 15 (IBNS) : Hours after the raid in Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) office, GJM activists clashed with police on Thursday, injuring at least thee law keepers and went on a rampage, setting fire to vehicles and Government buildings in Darjeeling district.

Indefinite strike in Darjeeling begins, hills in the grip of uncertainty

Darjeeling, June 12 (IBNS) : A GJM-sponsored indefinite strike gets underway on Monday, threatening a fresh lease of trouble and uncertainty in the Darjeeling hills.

Darjeeling violence: District SP, local ICs fired, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha calls for indefinite strike

Kolkata/Darjeeling, Jun 10 (IBNS): Nearly 48 hours after West Bengal's "queen of hills" Darjeeling was turned into a war zone due to a political violence, superintendent of Darjeeling district police, Amit Javalgi, has been sent on a compulsory waiting, officials said.

Shutdown in Darjeeling hills in presence of Mamata Banerjee ; 10,000 tourists stranded

Darjeeling, June 9 (IBNS) : Two persons were injured when an under-construction building was set on fire during a 12-hour general strike, called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, in the Darjeeling hills on Friday in protest against introduction of Bengali as a subject in schools.