Gangtok, Dec 28
Sikkim Democratic Front party has expressed its deep condolences on the sad demise of Hemlall Giri of Kopchey-Sundunglakha under Chujanchen constituency in East Sikkim and IB Gurung of Yuksom under Yuksom-Tashiding constituency in West Sikkim. A condolence meeting was held at SDF headquarter on Friday and paid a rich homage to the departed souls and two-minutes silence was also observe in their respect.
A press release of SDF party general secretary [press & publicity] Amber Rai stated that SDF party was always with the bereaved families in such difficult time. The release mentioned that late Hemlall Giri and late IB Gurung were the founding members and sincere workers of SDF party and always contributed to the party from their level by taking the vision, policies and principles of the party to the people of Sikkim.
The release late Gurung was once elected as panchayat secretary and also served as the Chairman of STCS and Juvenile Board. It is informed that he was passed away last evening at his residence and left behind his wife Tara Gurung, son Bishal Gurung and daughter Sabina Gurung.
The release informed that late Giri was elected as Gram Panchayat for four consecutive times and among it they elected as the panchayat secretary for two times and was presently a CEC member of the party and was in the committee of Farmer’s Front of the party. It is informed that he passed away this morning and left behind his wife, a son and four daughters.