STRIKE UPDATE - Kalimpong Heats Up MLA Sartita Rai detained and Over 250 GJM Cadres
Kalimpong town has remained completely shut down today.
Shop keepers in Haat Bazar which is the heart of day to day trade in Kalimpong have chosen to support the strike and not open their shops.
Tension prevail in the town as Gorkha Janmukti Nari Morcha took out a rally to oppose the preventive detention of the GJM leaders earlier today. Kalimpong MLA Sarita Rai and Sabhasad RB Bhujel have also been detained.
A few students from various schools were seen heading to school.
Darjeeling SP Amit PJavalgi said that over 250 Morcha supporters have been detained so far.
Pics: Birendra Tamang, DC