Gangtok Times Report
Gangtok, Jan 12
Cheli Morcha of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front party has lashed out on Sikkim Krantikari Morcha for spreading propaganda by showing incomplete clip of the Chief Minister’s speech to tarnish his image. Cheli Morcha strongly criticised and condemned the act of SKM of doing the political stunt and spreading propaganda on baseless issue to mislead and misguide the people of Sikkim. While strongly criticising and condemning the act of SKM party, the women’s wing of the ruling party also asserted that the CM would not apologize to anyone as he has not said or done anything wrong.
Addressing a press conference here today, SDF Cheli Morcha general secretary [South], Raj Kumari Thapa stated that SKM party has been trying to spread propaganda by showing the incomplete clip of the CM speech. She mentioned that the opposition has taken out the incomplete video clip of its interest just to deceive and mislead the people on the baseless issue. She stated that the CM has tried to highlight the practice still going on with girls and women during their monthly menstrual cycle to create awareness in general mass.
East District Cheli Morcha secretary, Ranju Lamichaney criticised SKM party for spreading the propaganda by taken out the incomplete video and trying to make it viral on social media to mislead the people. She stated that the CM took this reference to show the real situation of women in the society but SKM party has distort the fact for the political stunt and to spread propaganda. She stressed that the CM can never humiliate or disrespect women section. She mentioned that the CM has taken out this issue to encourage everyone to talk and discuss on this sensitive issue to crate mass awareness.
Ms Lamichaney expressed her gratitude to the CM for taken out this issue to discuss and talk openly. She stated that women of Sikkim were ahead in every sector due to visionary leadership and his exemplary works for upliftment, protection, empowerment and welfare of women section of the State.
Rhenock constituency Cheli Morcha convener, Subhadra Dangal thanked the CM for highlighted the pain and situation facing by women in the society to create more awareness. She asserted that it was nothing wrong to highlight the situation and pain facing by women. She speaks about the works of the CM in women empowerment and to give equality in the society. She added that opposition has taken out baseless issue to misguide the people.
Likewise, Cheli Morcha general secretary [North], Karma Ongmu Bhutia said, “We strongly condemn and criticise this baseless issue. Opposition parties need to be healthy and positive and should have guts to appreciate the good works of the government.” She mentioned that the CM gave all political rights, respect and honour and equality to women through reservation in panchayats and jobs and started lots of schemes and programmes for women to give social justice. “A leader with humanity, good thoughts and vision can never insult women. While the country and the world has been appreciating the leadership of the CM, opposition parties of Sikkim have just been giving negative statement and doing the politics of hatred, misguide and destruction,” she said.
Ms Bhutia stated SKM party do not have any programme for women so trying to make issue on the periods of women. “This is baseless issue and just propaganda to tarnish the image of the CM and good works going in Sikkim. The CM will never apologise to anyone as he has not speak anything wrong.
East District Cheli Morcha secretary, Sakun Rai accused SKM party of highlighting the incomplete speech of the CM to spread propaganda. She questioned that if SKM party was really serious then why it has not taken out this issue immediately and why spreading propaganda after the period of one month and seven days. She asserted that it was a false propaganda near to the election to mislead the people.
SDF publicity secretary, Divya Sharma stated that Nari Morcha of SKM party always speaks irresponsible and baseless which shows there was no any discipline in the party. She also criticized SKM party for making issue of nothing.
South District Cheli Morcha vice president, Sanjukta Rai stated that SKM president PS Golay has been using women for spreading propaganda and political stunt. The press conference was also addressed by other Cheli Morcha office bearers.