- Sikkim Democratic Front
Sikkim Democratic Front Chairperson Pawan Kumar Chamling Leader in Lok Sabha Prem Das Rai Leader in Rajya Sabha O.T. Lepcha Founded 1993 Headquarters Gangtok, Sikkim Ideology Democratic socialism Seats in Lok Sabha Seats in Rajya Sabha Website http://sikkimdemocraticfront.org Politics of India
Sikkim Democratic Front is a political party in the Indian state of Sikkim. The party was founded by Pawan Kumar Chamling in 1993. It has ruled the state since 1994 with Pawan Kumar Chamling as the chief minister. The party consolidated its position sweeping the 1999 and 2004 state elections. It won 31 of the 32 assembly seats in the 2004 election. In the 2009 assembly election, the party made a clean sweep, winning all 32 seats. It also retained the lone Lok Sabha seat.
- ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/ElectionStatistics.asp Election Commission of India - Sikkim Assembly Elections
- ^ http://ceosikkim.nic.in/Index.htm Election Results 2009
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