Darjelling: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung on Monmday called for Kala Diwas on Monday in Darjeeling hill area to save his existence. Gurung released a press release and said that ” I assure you all that the sacrifices made by our ex-servicemen won’t go in vain, it may take us time. But Gorkhaland will be formed.”
Police lathicharge on ex-serviceman rally at Darjeeling More in Siliguri. Morcha calls a strike in the hills on 9th april 2008.
The released also said that ” on 9th April, 2008 ex-servicemen who had been marching peacefully in support of our right to have a state of our own-Gorkhaland, were brutalized by the West Bengal police at Darjeeling More.”