Barun Bhujel Age, Death Cause, Wife, Biography & More

Barun Bhujel

Full NameBarun Bhujel
Political PartyGorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM)
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Flag
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear- 1975
Birth PlaceDarjeeling, West Bengal
Date of Death25 October 2017
Place of DeathSSKM Hospital, Kolkata
Age (at the time of death)42 Years
Death CauseChronic Liver problem and Pancreatitis
FamilyFather- Bharat Bhujel (Retired Police Officer)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Biren Bhujel (Younger)
Barun Bhujel brother Biren Bhujel
Sister- Not Known
ControversyIn connection to the agitation in Darjeeling which was projected at getting a separate state, 'Gorkhaland,' Bhujel was arrested by the State Police in June 2017 and lodged in Siliguri jail.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseSabita Bhujel

Some Lesser Known Facts About Barun Bhujel

  • Did Barun Bhujel smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Barun Bhujel drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • GJM leader, Bhujel, was an elected municipal councillor from ward no. 16 of Kalimpong district in West Bengal.
  • Owing to his alleged involvement in the 104-day long unrest in the hills, state police had detained him in June 2017, after which he was lodged in Siliguri jail.
  • Bhujel was reportedly suffering from a chronic liver disease and pancreatitis for quite a long time and needed extensive medical support.
  • Soon as the news of his death hit the news channels, Kalimpong went into the state of unrest once again as people chocked streets and almost every shop and business in the area remained shut. People protest as the news of Barun Bhujel death hits media
  • His family members, including wife, father, and younger brother alleged the police authorities for his death. According to them, Barun would have been alive, had it not been the delay in his treatment. They said, no one from his family members was given permission to see him, even when his health deteriorated.
  • Barun’s wife, Sabita, wrote a letter to I.G. (Prisons) of West Bengal police asking a thorough probe into the matter of her husband’s death and asking compensation. Wife of Barun Bhujel wrote a letter to West Bengal Inspector General (prisons) demanding probe and compensation
  • In a video message, his brother Biren said, he was healthy when arrested, and added that his brother was kept like a dog with handcuffs on at the North Bengal Medical Hospital.
  • GJM supremo, Bimal Gurung, who has been absconding since August end, said in a video run in the condolence meeting in Kalimpong, “It was police torture which finally led to his death.”