Darjeeling violence: Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling backs demands of a separate Gorkhaland

Darjeeling violence: Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling backs demands of a separate Gorkhaland

The creation of a separate state to restore permanent peace and prosperity in the region wrote in a letter to the Union Minister, Rajnath Singh.

The violence Darjeeling Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling supports the claims of a separate Gorkhaland

As protests in Darjeeling entered its eighth day, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling supported the demands of a separate Gorkhaland, he told PTI. The Minister wrote to the Union Interior Minister, Rajnath Singh, the formation of Gorkhaland is going to do justice to the “patriotism” of Indian Gorkha.

“The creation of a State of Gorkhaland also to restore peace and prosperity of the region and Sikkim will be very well received since its pace of development can be kept intact permanent,” he wrote in his letter to Singh dated June 20 in accordance with IANS.

The inhabitants of Sikkim are facing problems due to the NH-10 protests, he said. “The blocking of goods transport and essential disorders caused untold annoyance,” he said, wrote. “In addition, the atmosphere of uncertainty as NH-10 poses a major threat to life, too.”

Chamling also said that in 2011, the Sikkim Assembly had passed a resolution to find a “permanent solution to the pressing and long-standing problem” Darjeeling.

Meanwhile, a case was filed Thursday against the head of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, Bimal Gurung and his wife, Asha, who have participated in the violence, fires and the death of a person during the fighting in Darjeeling told PTI. While the indefinite closure on the hills continued ambulance services Thursday were hit and cable TV connections have been broken in some areas. Internet services remain suspended for the fifth day in Darjeeling.

Violence had recently erupted in Darjeeling after West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee had announced his decision to make Bengal compulsory in public schools. Although he said hill districts would be exempt from the rule, the GJM has initiated a turmoil that quickly became a revival of demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland.

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