After the supporters of ‘Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’ called an indefinite Bandh across the hill town of Darjeeling in West Bengal, a steady impact can be seen on the during the shutdown announced by GJM supporters. On one hand, government offices remained open in Darjeeling and Kalimpong district with a massive deployment of police and security forces and on the other hand, thousands of tourists were stranded in the hills for smooth mobility. Markets, shopping complexes and many tea gardens in the area remained deserted. Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists also set the state public works department (PWD) office afire at Lebong Cart Road yesterday. Panchayat officer’s chamber in Bijanbari village near Darjeeling was also set on fire by the GJM leaders. Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists have been protesting against West Bengal government’s decision to make Bengali as compulsory Language in school curriculum across the state.