Meet Darjeeling’s stone pelters who say soldiers have special place in Gorkha heart


The Gorkhaland protests have pushed Darjeeling to the brink of collapse, with widespread violence erupting in the picturesque hill station for the first time in almost three decades.

But apart from the usual arms and clashes, the security forces are battling a new adversary: A mob of stone pelters who are allegedly backed by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) that is helming the movement for a new state.

Stone pelters are back in the north Bengal hills after 30 years. Read More…

 

Credit By : The Hindustan Times

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