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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The Gorkhas have been demanding for separation from West Bengal since on the grounds that they are culturally, ethnically different from West Bengal. Can I get a copy? After a cabinet meeting at Raj Bhavan in Darjeeling on 8 June, the Government clarified that Bengali will be an optional subject in the hills.

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A Study in Ethnic Separatism. Gorkha National liberation front: Constitution amendment bill, In one of these protests, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was gorihaland by the protesters. He went on to found the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha raising the demand a state of Gorkhaland. Articles that may contain original research from July All articles that sfparatism contain original research Accuracy disputes from July All accuracy disputes Articles lacking reliable references from July All articles lacking reliable references Copied and pasted articles and sections from August All copied and pasted articles and sections Articles with multiple maintenance issues EngvarB from May Use dmy dates from May Articles with ehnic description Coordinates on Wikidata Commons category link from Wikidata.


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Gurung is currently the chief executive of the GTA. The supporters met the Home Minister on 19 September. BookOnline – Google Books. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.

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This article or section may have been copied and pasted from another ethnjc, possibly in violation of Wikipedia’s copyright policy. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Riding on a mass support for Prashant Tamangan Indian Idol contestant from Darjeeling, Bimal quickly capitalized on the public support he received for supporting Prashant, and was able to overthrow Ghisingh from the seat of power.

Matigara Naxalbari Phansidewa Kharibari. There were widespread instances of violence including riots, arson, torching of vehicles, government properties and houses. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January This article may rely excessively on sources too closely associated with the subjectpotentially preventing the article from being verifiable and neutral.

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A number of hitherto unpublished letters and documents have been reproduced to substantiate the contentions of the author.

The Politics of Autonomy: The issue stud hill people’s identity. One of the earliest specimens of Lepcha writing from Darjeeling with English translation of the Lepcha text. Similar Items Ethnicity, state, and development: This article possibly contains original research. And so on 27 October, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to withdraw 7 of the 15 central armed forces deployed in the region. Proposed state of Gorkhaland.

Ghising’s letter to Buta Singh, union Home Minister, dated october 22, Treaty of Sinchula, With the West Bengal government armed with Calcutta high stidy 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. A total of 11 people have died in the protests till date. 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.


Resentment among the former councillors of DGHC grew rapidly. We will contact you if necessary. These, in different combinations, often even singly, may determine an ethnic group.

In the Post-Independence period they were mobilised only for petty partisan interests. Ethnicity has multiple attributes like religion, sect, caste, region, language, colour, culture, descent, race etc. The account of the Gorkhaland movement narrated here reveals that sectarian considerations have been the guiding principle of our political parties rather than any constructive effort to integrate them to the nation building process.

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This was followed by another round of talks on there was a consensus to end the shutdown. The protesters then revived the old demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland.

On 8 Februarythree GJM activists were shot dead one of whom succumbed ethmic her injuries later by the police as they tried to enter Jalpaiguri district on a padyatra led by Bimal Gurung from Gorubathan to Jaigaon. Even after the strike was called off, there were a few stray incidents of violence and protests in the region.