JAP Demands Kalimpong District out of GTA , GJM and JAP wants new areas in District

Kalimpong, 6th Dec

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Chief Secretary in Kalimpong to Discuss Dist Formation

Kalimpong,5th Dec

Just a week after Calcutta High Court gave a clearance for Kalimpong to be made a district state chief secretary Mr Basudev Banerjee held a high power administrative meeting for the same at Delo here today.

Mr Banerjee arrived in Kalimpong on Saturday and is staying at Delo tourist lodge.This morning he visited different places in Kalimpong after which he interacted with Jan Andolan Party (JAP) leaderships and later MLA Kalimpong along with Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) representatives and Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) leaders.

Late afternoon,Mr Banerjee conducted an administrative meeting that was attended by state PWD secretary, Power department secretary, Divisional Commissioner Jalpaiguri range, DIG Jalpaiguri range Mr Rajesh Yadav, DM Darjeeling Mr Anurag Srivastav,SP Darjeeling Amit P Javalgi along with other departmental officials.

Speaking with media persons, Darjeeling DM Mr Srivastav briefed about the meeting which lasted for about an hour.

“We had a meeting regarding the creation of Kalimpong district and to access the preparation both in term of man power creation in every department and infrastructure buildings,” he said. He further informed ,

“We visited different vacant lands this morning and discussed about the probable lands in the meeting today”,he said. Meanwhile, when asked to DM about the demand of a section of Kurseong and Jalpaiguri to be included in Kalimpong district, DM said,“There are some areas which should logically come in Kalimpong and vice versa but while creating a new district there are technical difficulties. If we include any areas of another constituency we need permission and concurrence of Election Commission of India (ECI) that makes the process more complicated. Sadar Subdivison along with existing blocks will start functioning as a district.”

“Chief secretary stated that a logical approach will be made with regard to this demand.“For now,we will go with whatever is the existing assembly constituency of Kalimpong,” he informed.

Replying to a question, DM said that it is very likely that the new district will be functional by April 2017. “SC has instructed in the meeting to start necessary process immediately. We are prepared and will start the deposition in due time. We will be ready in a month’s time,” he informed.

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JAP poster campaign against Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwaliya

Kalimpong,2nd December

The Jan Andolan Party Central Youth wing today pasted poster in Kalimpong town different Places. The poster demanding the MP S S Ahluwaliya to place the Bill of Separate state of Gorkhaland in the ongoing winter session. The JAP party have asked where has the Separate State bill reached which JAP has given to MP before the State legislature elections? JAP youth committee secretary Amir Basnet talking to media persons after the postering program said “ Our MP won the elections on one point agenda of Separate state of Gorkhaland. “ We have already submitted the Bill for separate state now it high time to place the same in the ongoing winter session” he added. He said one who said “Gorkhas Dream is my Dream” is now PM, one who promised separate state are minister in central government but neither the dreams have fulfill nor any separate state have been carve out. JAP said if BJP and GJMM is honest towards the demand of Gorkhaland then let them prove their honesty by placing the bill in the ongoing winter session of Parliament .JAP youth wing have given a one week ultimatum to MP failing which it will declare future program which will not be regional but national program added Basnet.

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Hill tmc leaders rally against demonetization

Kalimpong,2nd December

While chief minister Mamata Banerjee is leading the protests in Delhi, party leader in state and every district. Today in Kalimpong Darjeeling District Hill TMC took out a rally with party leaders supporters in Town area. The tally started from Thana Dara which encircled the town are with different Slogans.Apart from Binny Sharma the other leaders present were leaders from Kalimpong area. The Rally turn into a street corner meet where Binny Sharma said that economic crisis which the country is facing have not trouble the industrialist, big business tycoons but general mass who like begger is standing in long queue to take out their own cash.He said we are not supporter of Black Money but against the system which the country is going on. He added that some business man in hills is helping exchanging this black money. We know their names and when times come we will make it public. He added that time will come when BJP itself will throw out Modi and GJM Bimal Gurung. He also congratulated the people of Kalimpong which in few month time will turn into a District. He said The CM promised District first later declared and now fulfill it. She is always with the people of Hills. TMC is ready to contest the upcoming elections in Hills added Sharma.

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DM SP Darjeeling visit Kpg for demarcation of Kalimpong district

Kalimpong,1st Dec

Just after Calcutta High Court has given clearance for the formation of three Districts including Kalimpong the administrative exercise have started. Today Darjeeling DM Anurag Srivastava and SP Darjeeling Amit P Javalgi today visited different vacant lands for new administrative setup.
Both DM and SP Darjeeling reached Kalimpong this afternoon and visited many vacant area. DM Darjeeing Anurag Srivastava said “This is a preparatory visit , we have visited different vacant lands with survey teams, CM have announce From Pahila Baishak Kalimpong will act as a full fledged District for which we have started our work”.
He informed that State Chief Secretary Basudev Banerjee and PWD Secretary will visit Kalimpong on Monday to hold discussion on the preparatory work needed before it emerges as New District.
When asked on the boundary of New Kalimpong District DM informed the existing Subdivision boundary will be the boundary of New Kalimpong District.
Meanwhile the present SDO office will act as DM office, ACJM court as District court and ASP office as SP Kalimpong Office informed DM Srivastava.
SP Darjeeling Amit P Javalgi informed that we are looking a place to set up new police line as the whole police unit which is required in a District will move to Kalimpong. He informed New police station will emerge after District start it works. Many senior officers along with whole strength of District Police will come with District. We are working out a place to set up Police Line.
DM and SP Darjeeling along with many other officials today visited Dalapchand, PTTI Land, PWD lands Police land near Novelty area and Kalimpong Circuit house etc area.
Geographically, the total area of Kalimpong is 1056 square kilometers which makes Kalimpong the largest sub-division however the total area of the district is 3149 square kilometers.

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