BGP (Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh), denying that they would support GNLF if they pursued sixth Schedule, made it clear that the Parisangh remains unchanged in its view that only a separate state would solve the identity crisis of the Gorkhas scattered in India.
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Speaking at a press conference BGP Nation Spokesperson, R. Moktan, had credited Late. Subash Ghising as being the person who was responsible for demanding ‘Gorkhaland’ statehood for the Indian Gorkhas, and thus proposed to provide documentary support to GNLF if they pursued the 6th Schedule status. Read Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh to support GNLF for 6th Schedule
However, Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh on a social network published "For those of you wondering whether Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh is supporting the 6th Schedule status for Darjeeling, we want to make it clear that the Parisangh remains unchanged in its view that only a separate state will concretise the political identity of the Indian Gorkhas. The comments that appeared in the media in the past days were the personal remarks of a Parisangh functionary and should not be taken as the Parisangh's official stand. Parisangh believes only a separate state will resolve the crisis of political identity that confronts the Gorkhas of India."