An ambiguous situation has startled the country since past few years when the two leading…
Faces all around. Faces more than you can count. Tired faces, scared faces, faces that are hungry and without hope. Bodies stinking of sweat and blood, punctured by bullets, blown by landmines and robbed of their integrity. Clouds of smoke visible from hundreds of miles away. Rising from the fire which burnt the place they called home. People catching their breath, the ones fortunate enough to flee alive successfully from their homeland. The very land which never recognized them. Maybe the land accepted them but the ones who controlled it never did.
For past two and half month, both India and China were involved in a bilateral dispute. Though all the major details were covered by the mainstream media, we bring you a short article talking about the reasons that led to the standoff.
We want Gorkhaland !! We want Gorkhaland !! We want Gorkhaland !!
The slogan can be heard on the streets of Darjeeling. The Gorkha community is screaming it out loud to reach people in other parts of the nation. They demand to separate from West Bengal and have an independent state for the Gorkha people. The protest was triggered a month back when the state government ordered to teach Bengali as the compulsory subject in all schools across the state.The voice that was raised as demands has now turned into the violent protest and has claimed a huge loss of public property and lives.