Bhaichung’s half-baked knowledge on LT Seat shows his political immaturity: Kavita Subba
Gangtok, Feb 11
Sikkim Democratic Front party lashes out on Bhaichung Bhutia for giving deceiving and baseless statement on the right of Limboo-Tamang of Sikkim to get seat reservation. The ruling party strongly criticised and condemned the statement of Bhaichung Bhutia.
A SDF press release of its general secretary, Kavita Subba asserted that this shows the half-baked knowledge of Bhaichung Bhutia on the demand of Limboo and Tamang and transparency and commitment of SDF party and its leader, Pawan Chamling on this demand. The release stated that he should know that SDF was the party which finally fulfils the long pending demand of Limboo and Tamang for tribal status since 1970’s. It is added that SDF already presented the scientific and historic proposal to reserve five seats for Limboo and Tamang in the State Assembly to the Union Cabinet level of the Central government.
The ruling party stressed that Bhaichung Bhutia, who has been giving immature statement after coming into Sikkim politics recently, should first study the division of powers in the Constitution to know the subject of seat reservation falls under the Union. The release stated that the proposal of the SDF government to increase seats of the State Assembly on the basis of Burman Commission was still under the consideration of the Centre. It is added that SDF party was also highly committed in the issue of the tribal status to 11 left out communities. On the same, the ruling party stated that half-baked and vested interest novice politicians like Bhaichung Bhutia cannot see anything else apart from their political field.
The release stated that in his statement in a press conference on Sunday, Bhaichung Bhutia has advocated SIBLAC and SKM party shows he also came in the same group which has not been able to give their proposal for Limboo-Tamang seat reservation. The release stressed that all allegations were baseless. While strongly refuted and condemning all allegations, the ruling party reiterated its commitment to stand still in the mission to give justice to Limboo and Tamang.