Gangtok Times Report
Namthang, Feb 9
Namthang-Rateypani Area MLA, Tilu Gurung lambasted on Sikkim Krantikari Morcha president PS Golay and Nari Shakti of SKM party on taking the incomplete statement of the Chief Minister to the National Women Commission.
Speaking to media persons at Parsi under Namthang-Rateypani constituency, Area MLA and a senior leader of the ruling party, Ms Gurung advised Nari Shakti to first see the acts and deeds of PS Golay before going to the women commission. She added that the people of Sikkim have not forgotten the wrong deeds of Mr Golay in 2014. She mentioned about physical attacks on women leaders of Namthang by SKM president and the case was still in the court. On the same, she added that SKM women wing does not have any right to speak against the CM.
Ms Gurung stated that SKM women wing speaking against the CM by picking up just two words and one can understand the thoughts of the CM only after listening to the entire speech. She added that the women commission would ask for the proof so it would not make any difference.
She also thanked the CM for announcing to give 30% of the party tickets to women in the upcoming election. She added that the SDF government has been working tirelessly in the women empowerment and now this announcement of 30% reservation to women in candidatures was the historic. She mentioned that the government has provided 50% reservation to women in the panchayat. She added that the works of SDF government for women in the political was an exemplary and no such works took place for women in any other part of the country.
Ms Gurung mentioned that SDF party has never lost its seat from Namthang-Rateypani since 1994 and again the party will again win the election from the constituency in 2019 whosoever get the ticket. She added that there was no worry for the party from this constituency. The election campaigning has been going on the constituency under the leadership of the area MLA.