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Gorkhaland

It is 25 years since India's famous tea-growing region of Darjeeling became a battleground as separatists campaigned for Gorkhaland. Two sisters tell us how their family suffered.

It is 25 years since the end of a campaign which brought unrest to the famous tea-growing region of Darjeeling in northern India. During the early 1980s, Nepali-speaking separatists were agitating for autonomy - for what they called Gorkhaland, but in August 1988 a deal was done to end the violence. Claire Bowes has been speaking to two sisters whose family was devastated during the conflict

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Fri 2 Aug 2013 07:50GMT

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  • Fri 2 Aug 2013 07:50GMT

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