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Darjeeling stir: Indefinite strike demanding separate state of Gorkhaland continues

A Few Days Back, A Truck Carrying Food Supplies Was Set Ablaze By Pro-Gorkhaland Agitators In Darjeeling.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 06 Aug 2017, 12:48:51 PM
Darjeeling stir: Indefinite strike demanding separate state of Gorkhaland continues

New Delhi:

The indefinite strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha entered 53rd on Sunday to press their demand for a separate statehood.

A few days back, a truck carrying food supplies was set ablaze by pro-Gorkhaland agitators in Darjeeling.

As per police sources, the truck carrying food supplies for a local grocery shop was set afire by the agitators near Darjeeling Railway station and around Rs 70,000 in cash was looted.

A private car was also set on fire at Rongpu in Darjeeling, they had informed.

"The situation in the hills is yet to improve. The situation is not at all good. Regarding the decision to revoke the Internet ban, we are yet to take a call," a senior district official had said. (With PTI Inputs)

Also Read | Darjeeling unrest: Pro-Gorkhaland supporters clash with police

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First Published : 06 Aug 2017, 12:04:12 PM

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