Bimal Gurung

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Bimal Gurung said : "We fel the BJP never fulfilled our demand but Banerjee always fulfilled whatever she committed to. In the 2021 Assembly polls, I would like to give a strong message to the BJP. No one from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Amit Shah fulfilled the promise," External link

news18 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “There are no foes and friends in politics. Our demand is Gorkhaland and a permanent political solution. We will see which party addresses our issues and then decide our strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, October 23, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The BJP has not done anything for our demand of Gorkhaland. We are snapping ties with them. In the 2021 Assembly elections, we will join hands with the TMC and fight the BJP,” External link

outlookindia Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I am not a criminal. Neither am I a terrorist nor an anti-national. I am a political leader. And those cases have been slapped on me for political reasons. I want a political settlement to those cases,” External link

news18 Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “All I want to say is that our demand for Gorkhaland still remains, we will take this cause forward. It is our aim, our vision. In the 2024 election, we will support the party which will take up this cause,” External link

india Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung asserted : “Three years, I had to stay away from home. In the Central govt, be it the PM or HM they didn’t fulfil the promise. In the coming election in 2021, we want to go into alliance with TMC and give an answer to BJP. We will elect them to power,” External link

india Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We were promised a permanent political solution for the Gorkhaland issue,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We were promised a permanent political solution for the Gorkhaland issue,” “We were part of the NDA and made several pleas to the central government to hasten the process. In the past six years, neither PM Narendra Modi nor home minister Amit Shah kept their commitment. They have not even granted tribal status to the 11 communities in the hills despite the state government giving its nod.... We will now work hard to help Mamata Banerjee win the 2021 state assembly polls. That will be a befitting reply to BJP” External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The BJP has not done anything for our demand of Gorkhaland. We are snapping ties with them. In the 2021 Assembly elections, we will join hands with the TMC and fight the BJP,” External link

outlookindia Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I want to see Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister for the third time in 2021,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “The Prime Minister or Home Minister has not fulfilled the commitment made to us in the past six years. Whereas Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fulfilled all promises she has made to every group or organisation,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I want to see Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister for the third time in 2021,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “The Prime Minister or Home Minister has not fulfilled the commitment made to us in the past six years. Whereas Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fulfilled all promises she has made to every group or organisation,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We have been a part of the NDA since 2009, but the BJP-led dispensation hasn’t kept its promise of finding a permanent political solution for the Hills. It has not included 11 Gorkha community in the list of Scheduled Tribes. We feel cheated, so we are walking out of NDA today,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “I am no longer an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Central government, be it the Prime Minister or the Union home minister, did not keep the commitment made to us. I was in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for our cause but they did nothing. Mamata Banerjee, on the other hand, does what she says. In 2021 we will go all out to help her win the seats in the Darjeeling hill region,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “I proudly say that today I want to break away from the NDA and in the coming assembly polls we want to have an alliance with Mamata Banerjee and give a reply to the BJP,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I want to see Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister for the third time in 2021,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The Prime Minister or Home Minister has not fulfilled the commitment made to us in the past six years. Whereas Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fulfilled all promises she has made to every group or organisation,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung wrote : “I am most thankful to Dr. Subramanian Swamy for raising the Gorkhaland issue at the highest level. He also wrote to the Home Minister to take necessary steps in this matter,” External link

news18 Monday, February 17, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The team will assess the ground situation in Assam and take up the matter at the appropriate level” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Infiltration is high in North Bengal, and it is a security threat. The Central government tackled the security threat in Jammu and Kashmir by converting it to a Union Territory. In a similar manner, the Central rule can be imposed in Darjeeling Hills too,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : "We are very happy that BJP has won and TMC and the traitors of GJM have lost the polls. We would like to take this opportunity to thank We will request the BJP leadership and the new government to look into our long standing demand of Gorkhaland," External link

business-standard Friday, May 24, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Gorkhaland tops our agenda and I will keep fighting for it till the end. But the central government needs to focus on the overall development of the country first. Everything else is secondary. We are hoping that it (BJP) will look into the Gorkhaland issue in the next term,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : "We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They(BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP's) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "I can't wait to return to Darjeeling. Once I am there, I will do everything to ensure the victory of Bista. Tamang and his group are agents of TMC. The people of Hills have rejected him and Rai," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "Most people, we spoke to, were not willing to vote for him. So we talked to Ahluwalia and he volunteered to withdraw himself from consideration for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat," External link

dnaindia Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "We have a saying in Nepali - 'bahira rumaley, bhitra undruk umale'y - those who cannot feed themselves are talking about organising picnic for others," External link

dnaindia Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Peace ) : "Peace in the hills today is akin to the peace of the graveyard. In fact corruption, intimidation, threats, curtailing of democratic and constitutional rights and making a mockery of the judicial system has increased in Darjeeling than in rest of the state. What has developed in Darjeeling is the suppression and oppression of peoples' sentiments," External link

dnaindia Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Most people, we spoke to, were not willing to vote for him. So we talked to Ahluwalia and he volunteered to withdraw himself from consideration for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We have a saying in Nepali – ‘bahira rumaley, bhitra undruk umale’y – those who cannot feed themselves are talking about organising picnic for others,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Peace ) : “Peace in the hills today is akin to the peace of the graveyard. In fact corruption, intimidation, threats, curtailing of democratic and constitutional rights and making a mockery of the judicial system has increased in Darjeeling than in rest of the state. What has developed in Darjeeling is the suppression and oppression of peoples’ sentiments,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Our brother Barun was one of the first to be arrested by police from Kalimpong. I mourn his death and respect his supreme sacrifice for the fight for Gorkhaland. I give my condolences to his family members. It was police torture which ultimately led to his death,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 27, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Gorkha Janamukti Morcha ) : “I call upon all Gorkha brothers and sisters to hit the streets in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong, Terai and Dooars. Gorkhas all over should protest against such human rights violations. I appeal to everyone to observe a day of mourning and shutdown,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 27, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung claims : “Our brother Barun was one of the first to be arrested by police from Kalimpong. I mourn his death and respect his supreme sacrifice for the fight for Gorkhaland. I share my condolences to his family members. It was police torture which ultimately led to his death,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Our brother Barun was one of the first to be arrested by police from Kalimpong. I mourn his death and respect his supreme sacrifice for the fight for Gorkhaland. I offer my condolences to his family members. It was police torture which ultimately led to his death,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:01:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung added ( about Gorkha Janamukti Morcha ) : “I call upon all Gorkha brothers and sisters to hit the streets in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong, Terai and Dooars. Gorkhas all over should protest against such human rights violations through protests and social media. I appeal to everyone to observe a day of mourning,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:01:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “On October 4, BJP leaders are coming to Kalimpong to assess the situation and interact with people. Hence, I request my brothers and sisters to welcome them and tell them all that we have faced during the 104-day-long bandh,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 5, 2017 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “October 7 is the 11th anniversary of GJM. I request everyone to mark the day. We should unite and reject Gorkha Territorial Administration. Some Mir Jaffars (betrayers) are trying to make it work. But we must protest against this on the streets and fight it” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:14:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I have already said that these two [Mr. Tamang and Anit Thapa] are colluding with the State government to derail the Gorkhaland movement. I am urging the Gorkhas to punish them,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 22, 2017 10:00:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I have already said that these two [Mr. Tamang and Anit Thapa] are colluding with the State government to derail the Gorkhaland movement. I am urging the Gorkhas to punish them,” External link

Hindu Friday, September 22, 2017 9:24:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Centre ) : “Binay Tamang should have raised the Gorkhaland issue. He is a traitor. Why demand the removal of cases (against GJM leaders)? The cases will be automatically removed after Gorkhaland is created. There are so many cases against me… I will continue the agitation in a democratic manner. The people should not get tired. I appeal to the people to support me for some more days, as they have done for the last 90 days,” “We are putting pressure on the Centre (for Gorkhaland) and I think a solution will be reached soon. Those who want the strike to be lifted should take responsibility if any untoward incident happens,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “The people understand everything. They talk about peace, and on the other hand, police torture us, create upheavals by implementing Section 144 (CrPc). They are lathicharging peaceful protesters… going to houses and destroying them. It’s a conspiracy by the Bengal government. Binay Tamang, Anit Thapa and the Bengal government should not think they can finish Bimal Gurung. I am not bothered about anything. Not family, not myself. Only about Gorkhaland,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Eleven of our people were killed. It is not about compensation, we should not be thinking about compensation. Once Gorkhaland is achieved, we will take care of that. The meeting discussing salaries, compensations, winter classes (in schools) reflects the divisive policies of our brothers. Our people are being arrested and Anit Thapa and Binay Tamang are not. This shows they are hand-in-glove with the state government. Otherwise, why would they not allow GJM representatives to be a part of the meeting?” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung added : “The state government is behind the blasts at the hills and attempts are being made to frame me for the incident. The intention is to keep me away from the hills and use some renegade leaders to put an end to our Gorkhaland movement,” External link

dnaindia Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:47:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [rebel leaders] didn’t inform me about the recent meetings they undertook, they didn’t tell me where the meeting took place, how many times such meetings were held, and I wasn’t even made aware of who would be the Convener of the coordination committee, I only came to know about it after they had done the selections. So I was kept in the dark and they didn’t consult me….[section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 1, 2017 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [rebel leaders] didn’t inform me about the recent meetings they undertook, they didn’t tell me where the meeting took place, how many times such meetings were held, and I wasn’t even made aware of who would be the Convener of the coordination committee, I only came to know about it after they had done the selections. So I was kept in the dark and they didn’t consult me….[section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

Hindu Friday, September 1, 2017 8:29:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat in Kolkata] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 1, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat in Kolkata] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

Hindu Friday, September 1, 2017 11:39:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged : "For the last three months we have been fighting for the prestige of our community. But I got the signal for the last few days that some of our leaders have joined hands with the Bengal government to fail our long standing movement for Gorkhaland," External link

economictimes Friday, September 1, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "So many people have died for the statehood cause. Suspending the strike at this stage means betraying their sacrifices. Most of the central committee members were not privy to the decision - even I was not informed. He (Tamang) has no authority to take a decision on shutdown," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "He (Tamang) took this decision on his own. He is playing into the hands of state government. People of the hills will not forgive him," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "There is no question of calling off the shutdown until and unless the state government begins dialogue on the one point agenda of Gorkhaland. So many people have died. We have some duties and responsibilities towards the people of Darjeeling," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:06:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “temporarily curb people’s aspiration for separation from West Bengal has not worked out,” External link

thehindu Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “temporarily curb people’s aspiration for separation from West Bengal has not worked out,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:31:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “GJM condemns and protests against the blast that took place in the heart of Darjeeling town. We believe it was the handiwork of those who do not want Gorkhaland state to be formed. This was a planned move aimed at bringing disrepute to the movement and the demand for Gorkhaland,” External link

expressindia Sunday, August 20, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung wrote : “In filing the FIR this early, without proper investigations, the Bengal government has revealed their own hidden agenda of entrapping the GJM leadership on another series of trumped up charges,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:12:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung wrote : “In filing the FIR this early, without proper investigations, the Bengal government has revealed their own hidden agenda of entrapping the GJM leadership on another series of trumped up charges,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:12:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told ( about Centre ) : "The deadline will end soon, but if the Centre decides to sit idle, we will intensify our agitation in the hills. The GJM is a constituent in the NDA government at the Centre. We hope they (BJP) will intervene to resolve the situation," External link

economictimes Monday, August 7, 2017 7:30:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung added ( about British ) : “Just as the British exploited us and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same with the people of the hills, Terai and Dooars. Therefore, when we participate in the Independence day celebrations, we will not only be celebrating our glorious freedom struggle, but will also be protesting against the Bengal’s colonial rule,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 5, 2017 9:09:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about British ) : “Just as the British exploited and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same to the people of the hills, Terai and Dooars. Therefore, when we participate in the Independence Day celebrations, we will not only be celebrating our glorious freedom struggle, but also be protesting against Bengal’s rule,” External link

Hindu Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about British ) : “Just as the British exploited and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same to the people of the hills, Terai and Dooars. Therefore, when we participate in the Independence Day celebrations, we will not only be celebrating our glorious freedom struggle, but also be protesting against Bengal’s rule,” External link

thehindu Saturday, August 5, 2017 7:55:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "Yesterday, she had announced that her government has given Rs 400 crore to the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA). We want a detail break up of this Rs 400 crore which, according to the chief minister, has been given to the GTA. If the chief minister fails to give any break-up by September 27, we will go for bandhs in Darjeeling from September 28," External link

economictimes Friday, September 23, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Let’s see. She had a massive mandate. We will have to work in tandem for the development of the hills. The protocol demands so” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung told ( about Pawan Kumar Chamling ) : "I'll soon meet Chamling to press the demand jointly for giving tribal status to Gorkhas. The movement for tribal status would be more effective if fought jointly," External link

economictimes Sunday, February 15, 2015 2:54:00 PM EAT



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Dilip Ghosh said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "TMC doesn't want peace in the Hills and hence there was turmoil in the past. Now, they are siding with Bimal Gurung. The people of the Hills will never accept the Trinamool Congress," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Bimal Gurung ) : ”But this instance is a classic example of vendetta politics of the TMC. Why is the TMC not arresting him (Gurung) now when he has so many cases against him?” External link

news18 Saturday, November 7, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “But this instance is a classic example of vendetta politics of the TMC. Why is the TMC not arresting him (Gurung) now when he has so many cases against him?” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang told ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “We are not going to share any administrative or political platform with Bimal Gurung,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Binay Tamang told ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “We are not going to share any administrative or political platform with Bimal Gurung,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Bimal Gurung fooled the people again,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ajay Prasad said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "There is credible source of information and input that several accused wanted....who are absconding, are available under your jurisdiction. Kindly render necessary police assistance during raid under your jurisdiction to apprehend Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung, DK Pradhan and others...," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:49:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Prasad says ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Anything can happen. There are rumours that the strike might resume as Bimal Gurung has been sidelined. In this silence from Gurung, we cannot say what the situation will turn to,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “The people understand everything. They talk about peace, and on the other hand, police torture us, create upheavals by implementing Section 144 (CrPc). They are lathicharging peaceful protesters… going to houses and destroying them. It’s a conspiracy by the Bengal government. Binay Tamang, Anit Thapa and the Bengal government should not think they can finish Bimal Gurung. I am not bothered about anything. Not family, not myself. Only about Gorkhaland,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Ajay Prasad said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "There is credible source of information and input that several accused wanted....who are absconding, are available under your jurisdiction. Kindly render necessary police assistance during raid under your jurisdiction to apprehend Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung, D.K. Pradhan and others...," External link

economictimes Sunday, September 3, 2017 6:19:00 AM EAT

Roshan Giri said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Gurung has said the strike will continue and there is no question of withdrawing it," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Roshan Giri claimed ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Gurung has said the strike will continue and there is no question of withdrawing it,” External link

expressindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 8:25:00 PM EAT

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Bimal Gurung said : "We fel the BJP never fulfilled our demand but Banerjee always fulfilled whatever she committed to. In the 2021 Assembly polls, I would like to give a strong message to the BJP. No one from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Amit Shah fulfilled the promise," External link

news18 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “There are no foes and friends in politics. Our demand is Gorkhaland and a permanent political solution. We will see which party addresses our issues and then decide our strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, October 23, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The BJP has not done anything for our demand of Gorkhaland. We are snapping ties with them. In the 2021 Assembly elections, we will join hands with the TMC and fight the BJP,” External link

outlookindia Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I am not a criminal. Neither am I a terrorist nor an anti-national. I am a political leader. And those cases have been slapped on me for political reasons. I want a political settlement to those cases,” External link

news18 Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “All I want to say is that our demand for Gorkhaland still remains, we will take this cause forward. It is our aim, our vision. In the 2024 election, we will support the party which will take up this cause,” External link

india Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung asserted : “Three years, I had to stay away from home. In the Central govt, be it the PM or HM they didn’t fulfil the promise. In the coming election in 2021, we want to go into alliance with TMC and give an answer to BJP. We will elect them to power,” External link

india Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We were promised a permanent political solution for the Gorkhaland issue,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We were promised a permanent political solution for the Gorkhaland issue,” “We were part of the NDA and made several pleas to the central government to hasten the process. In the past six years, neither PM Narendra Modi nor home minister Amit Shah kept their commitment. They have not even granted tribal status to the 11 communities in the hills despite the state government giving its nod.... We will now work hard to help Mamata Banerjee win the 2021 state assembly polls. That will be a befitting reply to BJP” External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The BJP has not done anything for our demand of Gorkhaland. We are snapping ties with them. In the 2021 Assembly elections, we will join hands with the TMC and fight the BJP,” External link

outlookindia Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I want to see Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister for the third time in 2021,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “The Prime Minister or Home Minister has not fulfilled the commitment made to us in the past six years. Whereas Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fulfilled all promises she has made to every group or organisation,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I want to see Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister for the third time in 2021,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “The Prime Minister or Home Minister has not fulfilled the commitment made to us in the past six years. Whereas Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fulfilled all promises she has made to every group or organisation,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We have been a part of the NDA since 2009, but the BJP-led dispensation hasn’t kept its promise of finding a permanent political solution for the Hills. It has not included 11 Gorkha community in the list of Scheduled Tribes. We feel cheated, so we are walking out of NDA today,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “I am no longer an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Central government, be it the Prime Minister or the Union home minister, did not keep the commitment made to us. I was in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for our cause but they did nothing. Mamata Banerjee, on the other hand, does what she says. In 2021 we will go all out to help her win the seats in the Darjeeling hill region,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “I proudly say that today I want to break away from the NDA and in the coming assembly polls we want to have an alliance with Mamata Banerjee and give a reply to the BJP,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I want to see Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister for the third time in 2021,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The Prime Minister or Home Minister has not fulfilled the commitment made to us in the past six years. Whereas Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fulfilled all promises she has made to every group or organisation,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung wrote : “I am most thankful to Dr. Subramanian Swamy for raising the Gorkhaland issue at the highest level. He also wrote to the Home Minister to take necessary steps in this matter,” External link

news18 Monday, February 17, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “The team will assess the ground situation in Assam and take up the matter at the appropriate level” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Infiltration is high in North Bengal, and it is a security threat. The Central government tackled the security threat in Jammu and Kashmir by converting it to a Union Territory. In a similar manner, the Central rule can be imposed in Darjeeling Hills too,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : "We are very happy that BJP has won and TMC and the traitors of GJM have lost the polls. We would like to take this opportunity to thank We will request the BJP leadership and the new government to look into our long standing demand of Gorkhaland," External link

business-standard Friday, May 24, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Gorkhaland tops our agenda and I will keep fighting for it till the end. But the central government needs to focus on the overall development of the country first. Everything else is secondary. We are hoping that it (BJP) will look into the Gorkhaland issue in the next term,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : "We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They(BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP's) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung told : “We have sent a memorandum to the BJP, demanding Gorkhaland. They (BJP) have assured us that they will look into it. We are happy that their (BJP’s) manifesto speaks about bringing a permanent solution to the region,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “He (Ahluwalia) had tried to initiate several projects in the region, but the local administration and the state government did not cooperate with him. This is why utilization certificates were not issued,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "I can't wait to return to Darjeeling. Once I am there, I will do everything to ensure the victory of Bista. Tamang and his group are agents of TMC. The people of Hills have rejected him and Rai," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:47:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "Most people, we spoke to, were not willing to vote for him. So we talked to Ahluwalia and he volunteered to withdraw himself from consideration for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat," External link

dnaindia Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "We have a saying in Nepali - 'bahira rumaley, bhitra undruk umale'y - those who cannot feed themselves are talking about organising picnic for others," External link

dnaindia Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Peace ) : "Peace in the hills today is akin to the peace of the graveyard. In fact corruption, intimidation, threats, curtailing of democratic and constitutional rights and making a mockery of the judicial system has increased in Darjeeling than in rest of the state. What has developed in Darjeeling is the suppression and oppression of peoples' sentiments," External link

dnaindia Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Most people, we spoke to, were not willing to vote for him. So we talked to Ahluwalia and he volunteered to withdraw himself from consideration for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “We have a saying in Nepali – ‘bahira rumaley, bhitra undruk umale’y – those who cannot feed themselves are talking about organising picnic for others,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Peace ) : “Peace in the hills today is akin to the peace of the graveyard. In fact corruption, intimidation, threats, curtailing of democratic and constitutional rights and making a mockery of the judicial system has increased in Darjeeling than in rest of the state. What has developed in Darjeeling is the suppression and oppression of peoples’ sentiments,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Our brother Barun was one of the first to be arrested by police from Kalimpong. I mourn his death and respect his supreme sacrifice for the fight for Gorkhaland. I give my condolences to his family members. It was police torture which ultimately led to his death,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 27, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Gorkha Janamukti Morcha ) : “I call upon all Gorkha brothers and sisters to hit the streets in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong, Terai and Dooars. Gorkhas all over should protest against such human rights violations. I appeal to everyone to observe a day of mourning and shutdown,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 27, 2017 11:30:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung claims : “Our brother Barun was one of the first to be arrested by police from Kalimpong. I mourn his death and respect his supreme sacrifice for the fight for Gorkhaland. I share my condolences to his family members. It was police torture which ultimately led to his death,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Our brother Barun was one of the first to be arrested by police from Kalimpong. I mourn his death and respect his supreme sacrifice for the fight for Gorkhaland. I offer my condolences to his family members. It was police torture which ultimately led to his death,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:01:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung added ( about Gorkha Janamukti Morcha ) : “I call upon all Gorkha brothers and sisters to hit the streets in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong, Terai and Dooars. Gorkhas all over should protest against such human rights violations through protests and social media. I appeal to everyone to observe a day of mourning,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:01:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “On October 4, BJP leaders are coming to Kalimpong to assess the situation and interact with people. Hence, I request my brothers and sisters to welcome them and tell them all that we have faced during the 104-day-long bandh,” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 5, 2017 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “October 7 is the 11th anniversary of GJM. I request everyone to mark the day. We should unite and reject Gorkha Territorial Administration. Some Mir Jaffars (betrayers) are trying to make it work. But we must protest against this on the streets and fight it” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 4, 2017 12:14:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I have already said that these two [Mr. Tamang and Anit Thapa] are colluding with the State government to derail the Gorkhaland movement. I am urging the Gorkhas to punish them,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 22, 2017 10:00:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “I have already said that these two [Mr. Tamang and Anit Thapa] are colluding with the State government to derail the Gorkhaland movement. I am urging the Gorkhas to punish them,” External link

Hindu Friday, September 22, 2017 9:24:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Centre ) : “Binay Tamang should have raised the Gorkhaland issue. He is a traitor. Why demand the removal of cases (against GJM leaders)? The cases will be automatically removed after Gorkhaland is created. There are so many cases against me… I will continue the agitation in a democratic manner. The people should not get tired. I appeal to the people to support me for some more days, as they have done for the last 90 days,” “We are putting pressure on the Centre (for Gorkhaland) and I think a solution will be reached soon. Those who want the strike to be lifted should take responsibility if any untoward incident happens,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “The people understand everything. They talk about peace, and on the other hand, police torture us, create upheavals by implementing Section 144 (CrPc). They are lathicharging peaceful protesters… going to houses and destroying them. It’s a conspiracy by the Bengal government. Binay Tamang, Anit Thapa and the Bengal government should not think they can finish Bimal Gurung. I am not bothered about anything. Not family, not myself. Only about Gorkhaland,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Eleven of our people were killed. It is not about compensation, we should not be thinking about compensation. Once Gorkhaland is achieved, we will take care of that. The meeting discussing salaries, compensations, winter classes (in schools) reflects the divisive policies of our brothers. Our people are being arrested and Anit Thapa and Binay Tamang are not. This shows they are hand-in-glove with the state government. Otherwise, why would they not allow GJM representatives to be a part of the meeting?” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung added : “The state government is behind the blasts at the hills and attempts are being made to frame me for the incident. The intention is to keep me away from the hills and use some renegade leaders to put an end to our Gorkhaland movement,” External link

dnaindia Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:47:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [rebel leaders] didn’t inform me about the recent meetings they undertook, they didn’t tell me where the meeting took place, how many times such meetings were held, and I wasn’t even made aware of who would be the Convener of the coordination committee, I only came to know about it after they had done the selections. So I was kept in the dark and they didn’t consult me….[section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 1, 2017 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [rebel leaders] didn’t inform me about the recent meetings they undertook, they didn’t tell me where the meeting took place, how many times such meetings were held, and I wasn’t even made aware of who would be the Convener of the coordination committee, I only came to know about it after they had done the selections. So I was kept in the dark and they didn’t consult me….[section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

Hindu Friday, September 1, 2017 8:29:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat in Kolkata] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 1, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “They [section of the leaders led by Tamang] went to Nabanna [State Secretariat in Kolkata] and sat for a meeting with Mamata Banerjee without consulting me,” External link

Hindu Friday, September 1, 2017 11:39:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung alleged : "For the last three months we have been fighting for the prestige of our community. But I got the signal for the last few days that some of our leaders have joined hands with the Bengal government to fail our long standing movement for Gorkhaland," External link

economictimes Friday, September 1, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "So many people have died for the statehood cause. Suspending the strike at this stage means betraying their sacrifices. Most of the central committee members were not privy to the decision - even I was not informed. He (Tamang) has no authority to take a decision on shutdown," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "He (Tamang) took this decision on his own. He is playing into the hands of state government. People of the hills will not forgive him," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "There is no question of calling off the shutdown until and unless the state government begins dialogue on the one point agenda of Gorkhaland. So many people have died. We have some duties and responsibilities towards the people of Darjeeling," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:06:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “temporarily curb people’s aspiration for separation from West Bengal has not worked out,” External link

thehindu Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:45:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “temporarily curb people’s aspiration for separation from West Bengal has not worked out,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:31:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “GJM condemns and protests against the blast that took place in the heart of Darjeeling town. We believe it was the handiwork of those who do not want Gorkhaland state to be formed. This was a planned move aimed at bringing disrepute to the movement and the demand for Gorkhaland,” External link

expressindia Sunday, August 20, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung wrote : “In filing the FIR this early, without proper investigations, the Bengal government has revealed their own hidden agenda of entrapping the GJM leadership on another series of trumped up charges,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:12:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung wrote : “In filing the FIR this early, without proper investigations, the Bengal government has revealed their own hidden agenda of entrapping the GJM leadership on another series of trumped up charges,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:12:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung told ( about Centre ) : "The deadline will end soon, but if the Centre decides to sit idle, we will intensify our agitation in the hills. The GJM is a constituent in the NDA government at the Centre. We hope they (BJP) will intervene to resolve the situation," External link

economictimes Monday, August 7, 2017 7:30:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung added ( about British ) : “Just as the British exploited us and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same with the people of the hills, Terai and Dooars. Therefore, when we participate in the Independence day celebrations, we will not only be celebrating our glorious freedom struggle, but will also be protesting against the Bengal’s colonial rule,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 5, 2017 9:09:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about British ) : “Just as the British exploited and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same to the people of the hills, Terai and Dooars. Therefore, when we participate in the Independence Day celebrations, we will not only be celebrating our glorious freedom struggle, but also be protesting against Bengal’s rule,” External link

Hindu Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about British ) : “Just as the British exploited and tortured us, the West Bengal government is also doing the same to the people of the hills, Terai and Dooars. Therefore, when we participate in the Independence Day celebrations, we will not only be celebrating our glorious freedom struggle, but also be protesting against Bengal’s rule,” External link

thehindu Saturday, August 5, 2017 7:55:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : "Yesterday, she had announced that her government has given Rs 400 crore to the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA). We want a detail break up of this Rs 400 crore which, according to the chief minister, has been given to the GTA. If the chief minister fails to give any break-up by September 27, we will go for bandhs in Darjeeling from September 28," External link

economictimes Friday, September 23, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bimal Gurung said : “Let’s see. She had a massive mandate. We will have to work in tandem for the development of the hills. The protocol demands so” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung told ( about Pawan Kumar Chamling ) : "I'll soon meet Chamling to press the demand jointly for giving tribal status to Gorkhas. The movement for tribal status would be more effective if fought jointly," External link

economictimes Sunday, February 15, 2015 2:54:00 PM EAT



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Dilip Ghosh said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "TMC doesn't want peace in the Hills and hence there was turmoil in the past. Now, they are siding with Bimal Gurung. The people of the Hills will never accept the Trinamool Congress," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Bimal Gurung ) : ”But this instance is a classic example of vendetta politics of the TMC. Why is the TMC not arresting him (Gurung) now when he has so many cases against him?” External link

news18 Saturday, November 7, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Amit Shah asked ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “But this instance is a classic example of vendetta politics of the TMC. Why is the TMC not arresting him (Gurung) now when he has so many cases against him?” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang told ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “We are not going to share any administrative or political platform with Bimal Gurung,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Binay Tamang told ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “We are not going to share any administrative or political platform with Bimal Gurung,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose," External link

business-standard Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Neither the BJP nor Bimal Gurung are serious about the problems of the people of the hills. They just want to exploit them to serve their own political purpose,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:42:00 AM EAT

Binay Tamang said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Bimal Gurung fooled the people again,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Ajay Prasad said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "There is credible source of information and input that several accused wanted....who are absconding, are available under your jurisdiction. Kindly render necessary police assistance during raid under your jurisdiction to apprehend Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung, DK Pradhan and others...," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:49:00 PM EAT

Sanjay Prasad says ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Anything can happen. There are rumours that the strike might resume as Bimal Gurung has been sidelined. In this silence from Gurung, we cannot say what the situation will turn to,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Bimal Gurung said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “The people understand everything. They talk about peace, and on the other hand, police torture us, create upheavals by implementing Section 144 (CrPc). They are lathicharging peaceful protesters… going to houses and destroying them. It’s a conspiracy by the Bengal government. Binay Tamang, Anit Thapa and the Bengal government should not think they can finish Bimal Gurung. I am not bothered about anything. Not family, not myself. Only about Gorkhaland,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Ajay Prasad said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "There is credible source of information and input that several accused wanted....who are absconding, are available under your jurisdiction. Kindly render necessary police assistance during raid under your jurisdiction to apprehend Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung, D.K. Pradhan and others...," External link

economictimes Sunday, September 3, 2017 6:19:00 AM EAT

Roshan Giri said ( about Bimal Gurung ) : "Gurung has said the strike will continue and there is no question of withdrawing it," External link

dnaindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Roshan Giri claimed ( about Bimal Gurung ) : “Gurung has said the strike will continue and there is no question of withdrawing it,” External link

expressindia Thursday, August 31, 2017 8:25:00 PM EAT