ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Gorkhaland Redux

The setting up of the Hill Council in Darjeeling and the more recent attempts at including it under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution to extend its autonomy have not met the popular aspirations of the Gorkhas. Yet the Gorkha homeland question is no longer as simple as about autonomy. Doubts remain about the representative claims of the Gorkha community over the entire Nepali population in the country.

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