As the indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills entered the 51st day, the Yuva Morcha of the GJM shot off letters to the prime minister, president and Union home minister, urging their intervention to resolve the crisis
The youth wing of the GJM (Gorkha Janmukti Morcha) began a hunger strike on Friday on the 37th day of the indefinite agitation in the Darjeeling hills
The leader of the current agitation and founder-president of the GJM Bimal Gurung said via SMS that the struggle for Gorkhaland is for the political identity of the Gorkhas.
Gorkhaland unrest: After internet shutdown, electronic media directed to stop airing Darjeeling protests
The embargo has discouraged some journalists so much that they have left Darjeeling for other assignments.
A number of people from GJM are ready to sacrifice their lives for the cause of a separate Gorkhaland