Pakyong, Jan 5
Exodus of SKM members to SDF party continued in Gnathang-Machong Constituency. Active Party workers of SKM Party Nidup Bhutia and Nakul Gurung of Parakha under Gnathang Machong Constituency in East Sikkim today officially joined SDF party in presence of Area MLA and Minister D.T Lepcha, during the inauguration of Ward Level SDF Party Office at Lapthang Ward. Both the person were welcomed by the Area MLA by offering Khada and handed away SDF Party Flags.
While addressing the gathering, Minister Lepcha said, due to our efforts and sheer determination of SDF government our state is globally acclaimed and recognized. SDF Govt has fulfilled the needs of the people.
SDF party has managed to bring about all-round progress and development, perhaps not seen anywhere else. There is peace and security prevailing in our State he added.
‘Who needs a good government? it is public who needs a good government through which they gets all kinds of benefits, and it is possible in SDF led government only as we have experienced and visionary leader to lead Sikkim into progress, development and peace.
SDF is old party and there is no alternative to it, he added.
He also urged local public to focus on organic agriculture products which will be needed after Eklavlaya School gets fully functional at Thekabung Parakha, where nearly 600 students will be accommodated.
The constituency have seen vast development over the last four and half years,
Tourists are overflowing, and Pakyong Airport has added boon to the homestay sectors.
If other parties comes, then you have to pay gunda tax as we have seen in recent speech of opposition SKM party worker at Jorethang.
Such speech was never done in the politics of Sikkim, which is shameful in democracy, he added.
He said 35 kilometers road is sanctioned in the constituency and urged public to cooperate the development which will develop their area in many ways. The road will be constructed for the benefits of the local public not for me, he added.
He also informed of achieving hundred percent literacy rate by Sikkim by the end of this December 2019.
After 2019 election, we will flourish Gnathang Machong Constituency in Tourism Sector.
He urged public never to think of SDF will lose in the 2019 election. I declare 100 percent SDF will form government in the 2019 election and lead Sikkim into progress, development and peace.
He also congratulated the public for turning the constituency into topmost homestay destination in the state which has boomed Eco-Tourism in the constituency.
He said Paragliding, rock climbing, are on the pipelines, to make youngsters self-reliant and attracts more tourists.
On the occasion, Zilla Panchayat Sita Bhutia also spoke on the developmental issues of the SDF led government in the constituency.
He congratulated the public of the constituency for getting six gazette officers in post of AE in recently held interview.