Vidyarthi Morcha protests against Madan Tamang

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Darjeeling, Nov 08 (UNI) Activists of the Gorkha Janmukti Vidyarthi Morcha, the student wing of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha(GJM), today protested near the house of Akhil Bhartiya Gorkha League(ABGL) president Madan Tamang.

Police said they were protesting against Mr Tamang's allegation of a "secret meeting" between GJM president Bimal Gurung and State Home Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty last month.

Tamang had accused Mr Gurung of suspending the name-change agitation after the "secret meeting".

The GJM chief had issued an ultimatum to Tamang to prove the charge by November 7 or "face the consequences".

Raising slogans against Mr Tamang the Vidyarthi Morcha cadres also warned him to prove the allegation or be prepared to leave the hills.

Policemen were deployed near Mr Tamang's house to avoid any untoward incident.

Incidentally, the GJM yesterday announced a complete shut down of the hills from today.

However, no untoward incident was reported so far in the area, police added.

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