Darjeeling: Police use lathicharge against GJM protesters at Chowk Bazar

08 September 2017, 01:59 PM
Darjeeling: Police use lathicharge to control GJM protesters (Image: ANI)
Darjeeling: Police use lathicharge to control GJM protesters (Image: ANI)

Protests by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters intensify at Chowk Bazar in Darjeeling on Friday. To take control of the situation, police used lathicharge against GJP protesters.

Police used tear gas and batons to disperse GJM supporters at Chowk Bazaar as protests intensified.

The GJM recently put off its indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills till next round of talks with the state government.

Normal life remained crippled in the Darjeeling hills due to the indefinite strike to press for separate Gorkhaland state. The medicine shops, business establishments, restaurants, hotels, schools and colleges remained closed during the shutdown.

First Published: Friday, September 08, 2017 01:55 PM
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