Chamling takes pending demands including LT Seat to Top Leaders in Centre
Gangtok, July 26
The SDF Party has rejected the rumour mongering in media that the SDF Party was camping in New Delhi to join some other party. The said rumours was unleashed by the SKM Party to mislead people. The Sikkim Democratic Party’s Legislature meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Hon Party President and Former Chief Minister, Pawan Chamling in New Delhi today.
In a Press release issued by SDF Spokesperson PD Rai Stated that the SDF Legislature Party took a firm and unanimous decision that these rumours needed to be quashed and that every Legislator of the Party will stand united under the leadership of Party President Shri Pawan Chamling and adhere by the Party ideology which seeks to uplift the poorest of the poor of Sikkim and to give voice to the voiceless.
The Party resolved that a strong message to be sent out through this meeting that the Party stands united in the interest of the Sikkimese people as always states the release.
Party President Pawan Chamling briefed the SDF Party Legislators on the various meetings and outcomes that he has had in New Delhi. He also described in detail the present political scenario and mis-governance of the SKM Golay led Government and the reign of terror that has been unleashed. He has asked each one to act in urgency to stop this mis-governance release added.
He also said that he has met top leaders in New Delhi and demanded the political rights of the people of Sikkim which included the security of Article 371 F of the Constitution of India; the Limboo Tamang seats on the formula that the SDF Government, when in power, had proposed significantly; the Scheduled Tribe status to all left out communities on the basis of 371 F and the Tribal Summit outcome report; the inclusion of the Old Settlers in the IT exemption list along with all Sikkim Subject holders release added.
Many of the MLAs also expressed their views on the ongoing problems in their constituencies and also alleged that the SDF supporters are being beaten up by the goons of the SKM party release added.