SKM Chelli misinterpreting CM’s Statement to mislead people
Namchi Jan 15
Cheli Morcha of SDF party, South District has strongly condemned the allegation and statements made by the SKM cheli wing in a press conference held at Namchi today.
Chelli wing of SKM party has been unnecessarily targeting the chief minister on the basis of CM’s statement made on December 5, 2018 alleged the SDF Chelli Morcha.
The press conference was attended by SDF Cheli Convener , Vice Cheli Convenors from different constituencies along with women party workers of South District.
In the series of statements made by various members of cheli morcha of Sikkim Democratic Front party, the Cheli Convener South District Sanju Rai said that the allegation made by SKM Chelli wing on CM without seeing the complete video of Dec 5.
Similarly, Devi Maya Baraily General Secretary Legal Cell of SDF party informed that she was one of the participants of that meeting and the witness of the speech delivered by the chief minister that day, further condemning the statements made by the cheli wing of SKM she mentioned that the reacting on an incomplete video of CM was nothing but a mere propaganda, which shows their incompetency.
The cheli vice convener of Melli Constituency South District Kusum Dhakal while condemning the statements said that the chief minister Pawan Chamling is the leader who has raised the position of chelis in Sikkim and so he cannot disrespect the women folk in that manner as he is the one who has given power and courage to women in Sikkim therefore the statement made by SKM cheli wing is irrelevant and wrong.
She further mentioned various reservations made by the SDF government in different fields for the welfare and upliftment of women in general in Sikkim and added saying that in context to world scenario the chief minister has worked for women empowerment and upliftment. “If the SKM women wing is cheli then we are also chelis” she stated and mentioned that the SKM cheli wing also is a part of women folk of Sikkim.
Tirtha Subba, Publicity Secretary Incharge of SDF party South District in her address said that since the opposition party don’t have any other valid reason to point their finger towards the ruling SDF party and to highlight their party for the victory in the upcoming general election they have now come up with this cheap issue by time and again highlighting the statement made by the chief minister.
She condemned their statements and their idea of coming out in the streets with a black band to protest the statement made by the chief minister. “No gender discrimination is done in the state by the ruling SDF government and chelis have been given equal rights and respect at par with males in Sikkim” stated Tirtha Subba. While talking on the recently conducted Rojgar Mela and the rumours making rounds she also condemned the false allegations imposed by the opposition SKM party on the Rojgar Mela.
The cheli vice convener of Barfung Constituency Doma Bhutia while added saying that they wrongly highlighted the statement of the chief minister and created a big issue. While Dilu Dahal Publicity Secretary, SDF party South District in her address said that Pawan Chamling is the first leader in Sikkim who has worked for the overall upliftment of women which she said is an undeniable fact, and mentioned that the debate started by the SKM cheli wing is baseless and pointless as he had talked on the caste discrimination and not on the gender discrimination wherein women are looked down. Stating that it is still prevalent in our society that women in some way is discriminated during the course of her monthly period cycle which is true. She said that the SKM cheli wing has wrongly interpreted the statement of the chief minister and that their statements on this issue highlights their mentality.