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Why Gorkhaland?

Eashani Chettri, a young poetess from Darjeeling, with the help of these heart-wrenching verses, speaks out in behalf of people very dear to her whose voices have been suppressed for decades.

Is it Bright Enough? | Based on Gorkhaland Agitation of 1986 (FICTION)

This work of fiction is based on the 1986 Gorkhaland Agitation led by the Gorkhaland National Democratic Front (GNLF) Supremo, The Mahamahim, The Raja of the Hills, Late Mr. Subhas Ghising in the enchanting land of thunderbolts, Dorje-ling or as we like to call in now, Darjeeling. The agitation took a violent turn in the mid ’86. This short story finds its setting in such a background of a local tea estate of the name Tukvar which constituted a fundamental population of GNLF supporters during this agitation,

Andhyaroo

By Wangchuk Bhutia It was early afternoon and the sky was confused whether it was winter,  summer or the monsoons. I  strolled up and down Kalimpong’s  Main Road three times and an unfamiliar feeling that I managed to recognize at once struck me heavily, bluntly; it stabbed me and it cloaked me. It was this … Read moreAndhyaroo