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Ten MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front join BJP

With today's development, former Sikkim chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling's SDF is left only with 5 MLAs in the 32-member Assembly. In the recently held Assembly elections, the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) won 17 seats while the SDF won 15 seats.

Sikkim enters post-Chamling era, but 100 km from Gangtok, he bides his time

“I will never retire. Politics is my passion and I will continue working. For now people have placed me in the Opposition and I am happy to serve in this capacity,” says Chamling.

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Prem Singh Tamang sworn in as Sikkim CM

The SKM, founded in 2013, won a slender majority in the 32-member Sikkim Legislative Assembly by bagging 17 seats against 15 won by the SDF.

People of Sikkim have not rejected SDF but given it a different role: Pawan Chamling

In the recently held Assembly elections, the Sikkim Kratikari Morcha (SKM) won 17 seats in the 32-member Assembly while the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) won 15 seats.

Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling seeks tribal status of 11 communities in the state

Chamling has been corresponding with the President, Prime Minister and other union ministers to press for inclusion of Gurung, Mangar, Rai, Sunwar, Mukhia, Jogi, Thami, Yakha, Bahun, Chettri and Newar in the ST list.

Sikkim on way to achieve 100 per cent literacy, says Pawan Kumar Chamling

"We are also coming up with our own state university," Chamling said. "The purpose of education should be to become good human beings for which the students must change their mindset," he added.

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Darjeeling unrest: Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling lends support for Gorkhaland

In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Chamling said that the “creation of Gorkhaland state will also restore permanent peace and prosperity in the region”. Chamling on Thursday posted a copy of the letter on his Facebook page.

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