Title, Gorkhaland Movement: A Study in Ethnic Separatism. Author(s). A K Samanta. Publication (Day/Month/Year), Publisher, A.P.H. Publishing. City, New. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Samanta, Amiya K; Format: Book; xxx, p. ; 23 cm. Gorkhaland Movement by Amiya K. Samanta, , available at Book Gorkhaland Movement: A Study in Ethnic Separatism.

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Subash Ghising’s memorandum to the king of Nepal, dated December 23, There were widespread instances of violence including riots, arson, torching of vehicles, government properties and houses. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

This was followed by another round of talks where there was a consensus to end the shutdown. The demand for a separate administrative unit in Darjeeling has existed sincewhen the Hillmen’s Association of Darjeeling submitted a memorandum to Minto-Morley Reforms demanding a separate administrative setup.

Memorandum of the Hillmen’s Association, These, in different combinations, often even singly, may determine an ethnic group. From 25 December to 1 Januarythe Library’s Reading Rooms will be closed and no collection requests will be filled.


The Gorkhas have been demanding for separation from West Bengal since on the grounds that they are culturally, ethnically different from West Bengal.

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Indra Bahadur Rai in Translation. Separate administrative arrangements in Darjeeling jn nursed a sense of exclusiveness among the Gorkhas. But the meeting was fruitless and they could not arrive at a conclusion. Constitution amendment bill, On 8 Februarythree GJM activists were shot dead one of whom succumbed to her injuries later by the police as they tried to enter Jalpaiguri district on a padyatra led by Bimal Gurung from Gorubathan to Jaigaon.

Subba A concise history of the Darjeeling district, since A total of 11 people have died in the protests till date. The agitation ultimately led to the establishment of a semiautonomous body in called the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council DGHC to govern certain areas of Darjeeling district. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Views Read Edit View history. The fourth DGHC elections were due in This was interpreted as an imposition of an alien culture by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha GJM administered area where the majority of the people speak Nepali.

However, the government decided not to hold elections and instead made Subhash Ghisingh the sole caretaker of the DGHC till a new Sixth Schedule tribal council was established. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. Even after the ni was called off, there were a few stray incidents of violence and protests in the region. They were stepped up around 5—8 June when the Chief Minister was visiting the separratism.


The situation worsened on 15 June, when the police raided a GJM office and seized spade,sickle,bow,arrow,hoe,and shovel.

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With the West Bengal government armed with Calcutta high court order declaring the bandh as illegal, the government toughened its stand by sending a total of 10 companies of paramilitary force to quell any violent protest and arresting prominent GJM leaders and workers.

Low Intensity Conflicts in India: Darjeeling Gorkha zeparatism Council: This article has multiple issues. In United Service Institution of India.

Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. The demand took a violent turn, which led to the death of over 1, people. This article possibly contains original research. Can I view this online? Treaty of Tunlong, Retrieved from ” https: All about Darjeeling crisis, Gorkhaland demand”.

To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video. The West Bengal official language act, On 9 July, the protests reach New Delhi. You can view this on the NLA website.