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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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The people who participated in the Assam movement along with Gorkha bonafide citizens have been specifically targeted.
Creation of posts and departmental offices are not the works of the BTC but the central and state governments," said Biswajit Daimary, adding that if this attitude continued, a movement similar to the one by Gorkhas was the next course.
That is why the voice of Gorkhas is still not properly heard in Parliament," a GJM member said.
The same people who have jeopardised the future of Gorkhas in Darjeeling hills, terai and dooars are today trying to create a similar situation in Assam.
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.
According to the release, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had issued a notification on October 18, 2018, clearly stating that Gorkhas and people of Nepali origin cannot be tried in Foreigner Tribunal Courts but the Government of Assam did not file writ petition before the proper Division Bench of the High Court seeking withdrawal of Gorkha cases from FTs across Assam.
Since the second week of this month, Darjeeling has been crippled by an indefinite general strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), protesting what the party terms as "police atrocities" against GJM.
The recruitment of Nepalese Gorkhas into the Indian Army was stopped in late 2006 after Maoist rebels came ' overground' in Nepal and objected to the practice.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a clarification to the Assam government on the citizenship status of members of the Gorkha Community living in the State as per the Foreigners Act, 1946.
If the coming meeting fails to yield results, then we will again go for a complete shutdown in the hills." Gurung said: " One should not mistake Gorkhaland as a land of Gorkhas only.
However, Gurung added that he will continue his crusade for Gorkhas.
They stated that it is because of this reason that Gorkhas living across India have been demanding Gorkhaland for the past two and half months.
When we considered establishing Jharkhand, Uttaranchal and so on, the Gorkhas should also be given a chance.