Motiram Bhatta was born in 1866 on the festival day of Krishnastami. At the age of six, he left his birthplace, Kathmandu, to pursue studies in the Indian city of Benaras. After learning the classical Sanskrit language for eight years, he enrolled at a Pharasi school. He was married at the age of fifteen. At ..
INDRA BAHADUR RAI (ईन्द्र बहादुर राइ), born on February 3, 1927 at Balasan Tea Estate in Darjeeling, is one of the most eminent writers of long as well as short fictions. He is also highly regarded as one of the pioneers of objective approach in literary studies in Nepali. His major works are incorporated into the syllable prescribed ..
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) is a semi-autonomous administrative body for the Darjeeling and Kalimpong hills in West Bengal, India. GTA replaced the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council, which was formed in 1988 and administered the Darjeeling hills for 23 years. GTA presently has three hill subdivisions Darjeeling, Kurseong and Mirik and some areas of Siliguri subdivision of Darjeeling district and the whole of Kalimpong district under its authority. Contents Background Formation of GTA Memorandum of Agreement ..
Anand Pathak was a political leader from Darjeeling Hills. He was affiliated with the Communist Party of India – Marxists (CPIM). As a young man he had come under the influence of a prominent CPIM leader from the hills – Ratanlal Brahmin popularly known as Maila Bajee. Pathak rose up in the rank of the ..