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2017-08-07     10:38:20pm

Nagen Tamang, a versatile attacking midfielder playing his tread in Bhutan National League expresses his support for Gorkhaland movement


Kurseong lad, Nagen Tamang who scored a winning goal against Paro United FC, in their 4-3 win over Paro United FC, in the ongoing Bhutan National League, has dedicated the same to the martyr of in the Gorkhaland movement recently.


Darjeeling hills are unrest due to the demand of separate state of Gorkhaland and entire hill area falling under the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration are closed due to strike.


The hill that used to be busy with football events as part of Independence Day celebration during this time of the year is all turned into a political protest and echoing with the slogan of WE WANT GORKHALAND!


Nagen Tamang, a versatile attacking midfielder from the Kurseong hills spoke with Goalie editor a day after the match and said, “I am happy I scored a winning goal for my team, Transport United FC. I would like to dedicate this goal to my brothers who lost their lives for Gorkhaland"


Nagen Tamang


"I wish and pray India Govt. consider our demand for separate state. I am playing here in Bhutan National League and my family members are there in Kurseong and I worry every day. I am not able to talk to them and even internet service is withdrawn in the region. May God keep them safe" he cried out.



28 years Nagen Tamang who is playing for Transport United Football Club in Bhutan National League also expressed," I would like to play Gorkhaland State League before I retire. I hope I will."


Transport United FC is a joint topper with  Thimpu City FC with 4 wins and a draw at the moment.