Kalimpong, 21 Jul:
Three members of the Gorkha Janmukti Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of the GJM, began a fast-onto-death at Dambar Chowk here today. The three are Raju Biswakarma (38) from ward number 5, Sagar Diyali (26) of ward number 11 and Ajit Roka (42) from ward number 15.
In the declaration letter, they explain that they are going on fast to extend a final support to the agitation for statehood.
“We are participating in the programme organised by Gorkha Jan Mukti Yuwa Morcha. The fast organised to acquire the constitutional demand of Gorkhaland will not be withdrawn at any circumstance,” the letter states.