Gorkhaland is a proposed state in India demanded by the people of Darjeeling hills and the people of Gorkha (Nepali). A memorandum of agreement for the formation of a Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), a semi-autonomous administrative body for the Darjeeling hills, was signed in July 2011. In 2013, the Congress Working Committee unanimously passed a resolution to recommend the formation of a separate Telangana state, which resulted in flaring up of demands for statehood for Gorkhaland in West Bengal and Bodoland in Assam. Two mass movements for Gorkhaland have formed under the Gorkha National Liberation Front (1986–1988) and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (2007–). A half dozen smaller groups, including the Gorkha Liberation Organization, have also been active in promoting Gorkhaland's independence.
Gorkha Liberation Organization
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