[Siliguri, 19 July 2017] – More than 5000 supporters of the Amra Bengali movement gathered at Siliguri, braving all the obstacles and brought out an impressive procession to protest against the heinous conspiracy to break Bengal and India with the tacit support of China.
The most important feature of the gathering was the fighting spirit and unfathomable inspiration that the youth was expressing. There was a street drama, slogans in support of united Bengal and exposing of the conspiracy behind the demand for Gorkhaland.
The leaders in their speeches dealt in with the history of Gorkahs, history of Darjeeling and surrounding area, how Gorkhas who came from Nepal to Bengal in search of jobs and are now demanding Gorkhaland from within the boundaries of Bengal.
They vowed that this demand can never be accepted because it is against Bengal, India and the Indian ethos.
In spite of peak season of farming, thousands came from villages, towns, and also from the cities.