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Gorkha stir intensifies as Rajnath urges peace

DNMUM390866 | 6/19/2017 | Author : Arshad Ali | WC :453 | India



Kolkata: As the indefinite strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) entered its seventh day in Darjeeling, protests over the demand for a separate state are set to intensify as GJM supporters assembled at Chowk Bazaar on Sunday morning.
The silent rally was carried out to protest against the death of three activists. GJM chief Bimal Gurung asked his supporters to defy curfew and gather for Sunday’s protest.
Most of the participants in the rally sported black outfits, waved black flags and carried posters demanding that the West Bengal police and security forces be withdrawn from the hills.
“It is not about Gorkhas or Gorkhaland. We have come from Bihar and have been living and working here. We want peace to b
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