1. TMC demands BJP Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP S S Ahluwalia’s resignation for his pro Gorkhaland comments

TMC demands BJP Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP S S Ahluwalia’s resignation for his pro Gorkhaland comments

The West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress today demanded resignation of Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP S S Ahluwalia of the BJP for his "instigating" remarks on the pro-Gorkhaland agitation.

By: | Kolkata | Published: June 22, 2017 12:21 AM
Darjeeling protest, Darjeeling unrest, Gorkhaland protest, Gorkhaland agitation, Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP S S Ahluwalia, Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP S S Ahluwalia on Gorkhaland, S S Ahluwalia on Darjeeling protest, TMC BJP, TMC on Darjeeling protest, GJM “It is highly deplorable the way Ahluwalia is making unconstitutional statements and trying to stoke fire in the hills. He is making provocative statements and trying to undermine the integrity and sovereignty of India,” YMC alleged. (IE)

The West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress today demanded resignation of Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP S S Ahluwalia of the BJP for his “instigating” remarks on the pro-Gorkhaland agitation in the hills. Terming his comments as “unconstitutional and terouble- fomenting,” TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee accused Ahluwalia of hurting the integrity and sovereignty of the country with his statements. Going a step ahead, Chatterjee asked BJP to suspend its Darjeeling MP forthwith. “It is highly deplorable the way Ahluwalia is making unconstitutional statements and trying to stoke fire in the hills. He is making provocative statements and trying to undermine the integrity and sovereignty of India,” Chatterjee alleged.

Terming the decision of Gorka Janamukti Morcha and other hill-based political parties of resigning from the GTA as a “stunt,” the TMC leader said people can see reason behind this “drama.” Ahluwalia, in a press conference held yesterday, had said “The BJP promised in its election manifesto of 2014 that it will sympathetically examine and appropriately consider the long-pending demands of the Gorkhas, the Adivasis and other people of Darjeeling district and the Dooars region. We stand by it.” The Union minister had said it is a 110-year-old demand and a solution cannot be delivered overnight.

You may also like to watch:

“There is a procedure that has to be followed and the West Bengal government should prepare a political environment for the purpose,” he had said. Ahluwalia had also called for a “high-level” probe into the alleged police firing in Darjeeling in which three people were killed and demanded compensation from the state government for the victims’ families. The BJP MP from Darjeeling termed the firing on unarmed people who were protesting peacefully as “unpardonable” and asked if all other steps to control the agitation were used under the law before giving the firing orders.

  1. P
    Puran
    Jun 23, 2017 at 8:14 am
    Mr. Partha, if you wake up a sleeping dog, the drama definitely begins. This is just a casting, the full drama is yet to watch. When you support, the creation of the recent states, that is cons utional, when it comes to Gor nd it is uncons utional? Are you referring to the Indian cons ution or the cons ution of the Republic of China????
    Reply

    Go to Top