GJM to demand separate Gorkhaland in meeting with Mamata government

ANI | Updated: Sep 02, 2017 22:33 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 2 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) will attend meeting conveyed by the Government of West Bengal on September 12 with the one point agenda to demand separate state of Gorkhaland.

The names of delegation members who will attend the meeting will be announced soon.

The decision was taken in a meeting of the Central Committee of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

A meeting of the Central Committee of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was held on Saturday chaired by its president Bimal Gurung.

Majority of the Central Committee members and other senior party leaders from Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong, Terai and Dooars attended the meeting.

All the members present in the meeting unanimously agreed that the delegation attending the September 12 meeting will discuss the one point agenda of creation of separate state of Gorkhaland.

During the meeting the members also unanimously resolved to expel Binoy Tamang, Assistant General Secretary and Anit Thapa, Central Committee Member from the party and remove them from their primary membership of GJM.

Both of them stand removed immediately from all the party posts including primary membership of the GJM for announcing withdrawal of the ongoing indefinite strike defying the party instruction.

Binoy Tamang was also removed from the post of co-ordinator of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha.

The members present also unequivocally condemned the recent bomb blasts in the Darjeeling hills and unanimously resolved that the ongoing agitation for realisation of separate state of Gorkhaland shall continue to be democratic and within the framework laid by the Constitution of India.

The meeting unanimously resolved that the ongoing indefinite strike shall continue. (ANI)

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