The Info List - Sikkim Democratic Front

Democratic Front (SDF) is a regional political party in the North East Indian state of Sikkim.


1 History 2 Frontal Organisation 3 List of Chief Minister 4 See also 5 External links 6 References

History[edit] The party was founded by Pawan Kumar Chamling
Pawan Kumar Chamling
in 1993. It has ruled the Sikkim
state since 1994 with Pawan Kumar Chamling
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.[3] In the 2009 assembly election, the party made a clean sweep, winning all 32 seats. It also retained the lone Lok Sabha seat.[4] In 2014 assembly elections, SDF won 22 seats and retained power. In May 2016, after the BJP led NDA formed its first government in Assam, a new alliance called the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) was formed with BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma
Himanta Biswa Sarma
as its convener.[5] The Chief Ministers of the north eastern states of Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
and Nagaland
too belong to this alliance. Thus, the Sikkim
Democratic Front joined the NDA led NEDA.[6] Frontal Organisation[edit]

Youth Wing Student's Wing Women's Wing Labour Wing Cultivators and Organic Farmers Wing Ex-servicemen Wing Scheduled Tribe Welfare Wing Scheduled Caste Welfare Wing Drivers Wing Traders Wing

List of Chief Minister[edit]

No Name Term Tenure

1 Pawan Kumar Chamling MLA form Namchi-Singhithang 12 December 1994 Incumbent 8516 Days

See also[edit]

Elections in Sikkim

External links[edit]

Chief Electoral Officer, Sikkim


^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013.  ^ "Members: Lok Sabha". loksabha.nic.in. Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
Secretariat. Retrieved 14 March 2018.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 1 October 2010.  Election Commission of India
Election Commission of India
- Sikkim Assembly Elections ^ http://ceosikkim.nic.in/Index.htm Election Results 2009 ^ " Sikkim
CM wants BJP chief to step in".  ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/india/amit-shah-holds-meeting-with-northeast-cms-forms-alliance/story-YDYLQ6YsImuzZOQ6Zev5MO.html

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