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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung calls himself as 'chief minister of the hills'

Gurung said he will directly talk to Centre about deployment of Army and alleged police atrocities in hills

Press Trust of India  |  Darjeeling 

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters  during their protest in Darjeeling
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters during their protest in Darjeeling

The (GJM) chief on Friday projected himself as the "chief minister of the hills" and challenged Chief Minister to stop the agitation in the area.

The GJM leader claimed that it was his summon that "ran in the hills."



"As the chief minister of West Bengal, she is trying to show her strength. But she must not forget that I am an elected member of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). I am the chief minister of the hills, I challenge her to stop the agitation in the hills," Gurung said.

Gurung also said he will directly talk to the Centre about the deployment of Army and the alleged police atrocities in the hills.

"I will talk to the Centre, we are an ally of We will give them all the details of police atrocities on the innocent people of the hills," he said.

Two columns of Army were deployed in town yesterday after GJM supporters clashed with the police, damaged police vehicles and set some of them ablaze while chief minister was holding a cabinet meeting there.

The police resorted to baton charge and fired tear gas shells to disperse the agitators who tried to march to the venue of the state cabinet meeting yesterday.

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung calls himself as 'chief minister of the hills'

Gurung said he will directly talk to Centre about deployment of Army and alleged police atrocities in hills

Gurung said he will directly talk to Centre about deployment of Army and alleged police atrocities in hills The (GJM) chief on Friday projected himself as the "chief minister of the hills" and challenged Chief Minister to stop the agitation in the area.

The GJM leader claimed that it was his summon that "ran in the hills."

"As the chief minister of West Bengal, she is trying to show her strength. But she must not forget that I am an elected member of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). I am the chief minister of the hills, I challenge her to stop the agitation in the hills," Gurung said.

Gurung also said he will directly talk to the Centre about the deployment of Army and the alleged police atrocities in the hills.

"I will talk to the Centre, we are an ally of We will give them all the details of police atrocities on the innocent people of the hills," he said.

Two columns of Army were deployed in town yesterday after GJM supporters clashed with the police, damaged police vehicles and set some of them ablaze while chief minister was holding a cabinet meeting there.

The police resorted to baton charge and fired tear gas shells to disperse the agitators who tried to march to the venue of the state cabinet meeting yesterday.
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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung calls himself as 'chief minister of the hills'

Gurung said he will directly talk to Centre about deployment of Army and alleged police atrocities in hills

The (GJM) chief on Friday projected himself as the "chief minister of the hills" and challenged Chief Minister to stop the agitation in the area.

The GJM leader claimed that it was his summon that "ran in the hills."

"As the chief minister of West Bengal, she is trying to show her strength. But she must not forget that I am an elected member of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). I am the chief minister of the hills, I challenge her to stop the agitation in the hills," Gurung said.

Gurung also said he will directly talk to the Centre about the deployment of Army and the alleged police atrocities in the hills.

"I will talk to the Centre, we are an ally of We will give them all the details of police atrocities on the innocent people of the hills," he said.

Two columns of Army were deployed in town yesterday after GJM supporters clashed with the police, damaged police vehicles and set some of them ablaze while chief minister was holding a cabinet meeting there.

The police resorted to baton charge and fired tear gas shells to disperse the agitators who tried to march to the venue of the state cabinet meeting yesterday.

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