Gangtok, Feb 1
Huge numbers of supporters of opposition parties have joined the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front party here at Samman Bhawan on Friday. A total of 260 supporters of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha and Hamro Sikkim Party from different constituencies of the State have officially joined the SDF party. On the occasion, SDF Party President, the Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has presented flag and literatures of the party to them.
Supporters of SKM and HSP mainly from Daramdin, Melli, Kabi-Lungchok, Gangtok and Martam-Rumtek have joined the ruling party today.
On the occasion, the CM stressed that there was no any alternative to SDF in Sikkim and further urged the people of Sikkim to again come together to form the SDF government in the State.
Retired employees have also joined the SDF party today.
The joining in the ruling SDF party would be continued for few more days. As per the information received from SDF head-office, more than 1200 supporters from opposition parties including few heavy weight opposition leaders would join the ruling SDF party on Saturday.
It is informed that supporters of opposition parties from all four districts would be joining tomorrow included supporters of Sikkim Rajya Manch from Rangang-Yangang constituency.
It has been informed that big personalities from opposition parties would be joining SDF party on Sunday as well.
Twelve supporters of SKM party from Melli constituency have also joined SDF party by meeting the area MLA and the Minister Tulshi Devi Rai. Likewise, a founding member of SDF, Kiran Rai from 6th Mile Tadong, who had joined SKM party few years back, has again joined SDF today.
Gangtok, Feb 1