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By Romit Bagchi

ISBN-10: 8132107268

ISBN-13: 9788132107262

Gorkhaland is an test by means of a journalist to solve some of the layers of the continued main issue within the Darjeeling hills, the place the Nepali-speaking neighborhood is locked in a political fight with the nation of Bengal, of which it's a half. the writer endeavours to delve into the deeper recesses of the psyche of the Gorkha group settled in those restive hills and makes an attempt to place the existing stereotypes below a subjective scanner.

The writer ways the century-old tangle from 4 views: the background of the quarter, the matter of assimilation of many of the ethnic teams, the process the circulation, from Dambar Singh Gurung to Bimal Gurung, and the hurdles within the means of the achievement of the statehood dream.

The challenge appears to be like insoluble given the percentages set opposed to the formation of a separate nation, and the folks are poignantly conscious of the impossibility of figuring out this collective reverie. but they can't provide in. the author makes an attempt to provide expression to this poignancy on the collective level-the frustration which will get accentuated right into a fratricidal mayhem without or with provocations.

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