Gurkha

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a member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years

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a member of Hindu people descended from brahmins and Rajputs who live in Nepal

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That is why the voice of Gorkhas is still not properly heard in Parliament," a GJM member said.
21 ( ANI ): General Secretary of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), Roshan Giri met West Bengal Home Secretary G.
But politician Bimal Gurung, who heads the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), has raised fresh demands.
Questions have been raised over Mamata's impending visit to Darjeeling, amid fresh agitation announced by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ( GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on Thursday demanding immediate release of his party leaders who have been arrested for their involvement in old cases.
Nearly 5,90,855 voters would franchise for 45 seats out of which the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), an outfit demanding autonomous region of Gorkhaland in West Bengal have already won 28 seats unopposed.
Jalpaiguri, Apr 22 ( ANI ): The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of 26 organisations have called for a shutdown in Terai and Dooars region of West Bengal on Sunday to protest the proposed inclusion of 359 areas from the region to the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA).
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ( GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, who is spearheading the agitation, said the party would not settle for anything less than a separate state.
All other policies and procedures of ECHS, which are applicable in India, will also apply to pensioner Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas Ex-servicemen in Nepal.
THE HILLS in Darjeeling erupted again on Tuesday with Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists going on the rampage after two of its women's wing supporters were killed in CRPF firing.
He said that the movement is about recognising the identity of the Gorkhas.
THE Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League ( ABGL), whose chief Madan Tamang was murdered in Darjeeling on May 21, has accused the CPM- led West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy to let Nicol Tamang, a prime accused in the murder, escape from CID custody on Sunday.
The Gorkhas, who are ethnic Nepalis, have been demanding a separate state called e[degrees]U-Gorkhalande[degrees][R]O to be carved out of the eastern state of West Bengal, to protect their culture and heritage.
The Gorkhas are demanding a separate state to protect their culture and heritage.
The GJM wants scheduled tribe status for Gorkhas and a Calcutta High Court bench in Darjeeling.
Gorkhas, who are ethnic Nepalese, have been demanding a separate state in Darjeeling hills, to help them protect their culture and heritage.