Gangtok Times Report
Geyzing, Jan 28
The chief minister Pawan Chamling alleged that seats reservation for Limboo Tamang communities in the state assembly is delayed due to conspiracies hatched and complaints delivered to the central government by the opposition parties of the state and their anti LT seat reservation stand. He claimed that it is due to complaints made to the central government by the opposition parties the reservation of Limboo Tamnag seats is pending.
Chief Minister was speaking at Janta Mela held at Kyongsa sports ground of Geyzing today.
He further alleged that SIBLAC and other political parties are behind the conspiracies that has delayed the LT seats reservation from happening. “SIBLAC: led by TshetenTashi and other opposition parties of the state call on different ministries of central government in Delhi and lodge their protest regarding LT seats reservation.
They visit Delhi time to time to protest against LT seats reservation from happening. They portray Limboo Tamang community as Nepali and the people migrated from Nepal in the central government’s forum. SIBLAC, SKM party, HSP, SRP and other political parties appear to be different having different political outlook in the state but after reaching Delhi they become a team that protest against the reservation of Limboo-Tamang seats”, he said.
Saying that the opposition parties have placed the demand in the central government to provide seats for Limboo Tamang communities from existing 32 seats, chief minister maintained that SDF still sticks to 40 seats formula to ensure equal sharing of seats among all the Sikkimese communities.
The forces who are demanding LT seats to be reserved from 32 seats are conspirators who have played spoilsport regarding LT seats reservation, he added.
He expressed that injustice should not be happened to any communities and equality of rights and justice must be maintained. He reiterated that 13 BL seats will remain protected.
Chief minister maintained that his party will field five candidates in the upcoming state assembly election.
He stated that SKM party which has the support of SIBLAC, an organization against the Limboo Tamang communities cannot reserve seats for Limboo Tamang. Criticizing the SKM president P.S Golay, Pawan Chamling said that Golay was jailed for misappropriating the fund meant for public welfare and a corrupt person cannot be an ideal leader for Sikkim.