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telegraphindia.com 06 Sep, 2021 01:45 am

Ajoy Edwards back in Darjeeling, keen on ‘new party’

Ajoy Edwards back in Darjeeling, keen on ‘new party’
He said that he would stand as ‘a voice of the silent majority’ and if the need arose would also contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration polls

Neeraj Zimba, Darjeeling MLA and GNLF’s secretary general, said: “Let his first float a political party, he will understand what it is to run a party,” said Zimba.“I had earlier said he is not a politician, he is a social worker…He talks Bengal’s language, he talks like a nephew of Mamata Banerjee, he talks of ‘ramro (good)’ Darjeeling not ‘hamro (our)’ Darjeeling, because he is a businessman and if there is a strike his business will not flourish,” said Zimba.“When our people were killed (during the Gorkhaland agitation), should we not go for strikes,” said Zimba, adding they too had many issues to expose on Edwards.Ajoy Edwards back in Darjeeling, keen on ‘new party’ He said that he would stand as ‘a voice of the silent majority’ and if the need arose would also contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration polls Ajoy Edwards at Rohini, on the outskirts of Siliguri, on Sunday.

21, 01:51 AM Ajoy Edwards on Sunday received a warm welcome from supporters on his return to Darjeeling after nearly a month, the former GNLF leader dropping broad hints that he would float a new political party “different” from the rest in the hills.” He, however, said that he would stand as “a voice of the silent majority” and if the need arose would also contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls.

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