Gangtok, 03 Jul:

Gorkhaland supporters residing in Hyderabad, Telangana organised a protest rally and meeting at Picket Ground on Sunday. Gorkhaland supporters residing and working in Hyderabad and Secunderabad were gathered in the meeting to show their solidarity for Gorkhaland.

The meeting was chaired by Paul Rai and permission for the meeting was taken from the Telangana Home Minister, Naini Narshimha Reddy on 23 Jun.

The meeting was addressed by various persons who voiced their support for Gorkhaland.

Paul Rai, while addressing the gathering, urged everyone to come forward and support the demand for Gorkhaland, the long pending demand of the Gorkhas.

Speaking to SummitTimes over the phone, Mr. Rai said that the Gorkha people living in Hyderabad and Secunderabad will continue organising such meetings and protests in support of Gorkhaland.

He also informed that in the meeting held on 02 July it was decided that a huge public meeting would be organised on 10 July inviting all Gorkhaland supporters at the Press Club of Basheerbagh in Hyderabad.

The meeting will have the Chairperson of the Telangana Joint Action Committee, M. Kodandaram as the chief guest, he informed.

The meeting offered prayers to the three persons who lost their lives in a police firing during protests in Darjeeling.

The meeting was also addressed by Uttam Rai, CP Rai, Yousuf Golay, Hem Rasaily, Manoj Pradhan and others.