Gangtok, Feb 16
Sikkim Democratic Front party has expressed that the claim of BJP state president, DB Chauhan on Sikkim received the budget of one lakh crores of rupees from the Centre in five years was totally baseless and false. The ruling party asserted Mr Chauhan, who has been failed to make even five permanent members in the party even after being the state president for last five years, has now proved his weakness even in arithmetic by giving such baseless statement in a press conference.
A BJP press release issued by its general secretary Chudamani Mishra stressed that it was really surprising that how Mr Chauhan has been leading the state unit of BJP, who does not have any idea on the central grants given to the State government and State revenue and the account of annual income and expenditure and development investment. The release added that even if Mr Chauhan would study annual budget books of Sikkim of last 20 years kept in the record room of the State Assembly library, the amount may not cross one lakh crores of rupees. The release stressed that it would be better for Mr Chauhan to study the administration growth rate and financial management of the State from the expert instead to organise press conference to give such ridiculous accounts. The ruling party has strongly refuted the baseless statement near to the election.