Darjeeling, June 15: Lack of coordination, the administrative vision of government has led the pleasing Darjeeling to burning Darjeeling. The hill area is on the boil since the last week. Army deployment, police raid cannot solve a sensitive issue like Gorkhaland. The successive Police raids, a random arrest has again triggered violent cash. In front of the violent protest an Assistant Commander of the Indian Reserve Battalion. The fresh clashes between GJM supporters and security forces are worsening the situation.
Tensions were mounting in the area due to the arrest of GJM Media Manager Vikram Rai and police also raided GJM leader Binay Tamang’s home. He alleged police came with TMC supporters and vandalized his home.
As local media reported, at least three Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters were reportedly killed in police firing. Five protestors have sustained bullet injuries. This is the first day, Darjeeling has witnessed the loss of lives. Security forces reported rubber bullets.
West Bengal CM talked in a press conference today after a meeting with Darjeeling dev boards, ADG Law and Order, DG Bengal Police, Chief Secretary and Home Secretary. “They aren't listening to the court also, the court passed order saying bandh is illegal. Don’t know from where they get support”, she said. She has claimed just before election Gorkha leaders have started this act of violence. She has told she is ready to have a talk in a proper manner.
It is reported that the protestors killed one of the protestors with Khukri(Knife). CM said, “What is happening is a deep-rooted conspiracy. These arms were not collected in a day, they were collected over time.”