The tension has escalated in Darjeeling after a young man named Tashi Bhutia was found dead in Sonada in the morning.
According to sources, Tashi Bhutia was shot dead around midnight. He was a member of the the Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF).
Locals as well as GNLF representatives have alleged that Tashi was shot by police forces while was out to buy medicines for a family member.
GNLF and GJM supporters came together and protested around the Sonada Police Station in the morning. The police has denied their involvement in Tashi’s death.