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
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.