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Sikkim Democratic Front
सिक्किम प्रजातान्त्रिक मोर्चा
Chairperson Pawan Kumar Chamling
Lok Sabha leader Prem Das Rai
Rajya Sabha leader Hishey Lachungpa
Founded 4 March 1993
Headquarters Upper Deeorali, Gangtok, Sikkim
Ideology Democratic socialism
ECI Status State Party[1]
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
1 / 245
Seats in Legislative Assembly
21 / 32
Election symbol
Indian Election Symbol Umberlla.png
Website
sikkimdemocraticfront.org
Politics of India
Political parties
Elections

Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), (Nepali: सिक्किम प्रजातान्त्रिक मोर्चा) is a regional political party in the North East Indian state of Sikkim.

History[edit]

The party was founded by Pawan Kumar Chamling in 1993. It has ruled the Sikkim 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.[2] In the 2009 assembly election, the party made a clean sweep, winning all 32 seats. It also retained the lone Lok Sabha seat.[3] In 2014 assembly elections, SDF won 22 seats and retained power. The lone Lok Sabha seat was also won by SDF.

Frontal Organisation[edit]

  • Youth Wing
  • Student's Wing
  • Women's Wing
  • Labour Win
  • Cultivators and Organic farmers wing
  • Ex-servicemen wing
  • Scheduled Tribe Welfare Wing
  • Scheduled Caste Welfare Wing
  • Drivers Wing
  • Traders Wing

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013". India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  2. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/ElectionStatistics.asp Election Commission of India - Sikkim Assembly Elections
  3. ^ http://ceosikkim.nic.in/Index.htm Election Results 2009

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Jagran Josh
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:30:30 -0800

He has led his Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) party to a record mandate for the fifth time in a row in the assembly elections held in May 2014. The ruling SDF has won 22 out of a total 32 seats on the plank of promoting peace, security and development.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:11:20 -0800

Chamling will create an Indian political history record of being 25 years in the office should he complete his present term, his fifth. He has led his Sikkim Democratic Front party to a record mandate for the fifth time in a row in the assembly ...

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indiatvnews.com (press release) (blog)
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:46:02 -0800

Pawan Chamling, 64, of Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) took charge on December 12, 1994. Since then he has never lost any elections and has been serving the state for the past four terms consecutively. This is his fifth term. Chamling has proved to be an ...

NDTV

NDTV
Fri, 16 May 2014 03:28:43 -0700

Gangtok: Ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) is surging ahead of its rivals, winning eight of the 32 Assembly seats so far and leading in the lone Lok Sabha constituency. SDF star-winner is its four-time Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling who won ...

Indian Express

Indian Express
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:14:32 -0800

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Zee News
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 03:49:36 -0700

Sikkim, the second-smallest state in the country, which went to polls on April 12 is expected to witness the incumbent Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) coming back to power by winning 31 Assembly seats out of the total 32. The lone Lok Sabha seat is also ...

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:39:15 -0800

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 01:56:15 -0800

Sikkim Democratic Front leader Pawan Chamling, the longest serving chief minister currently in office, completes 20 years at the helm of this pretty Himalayan state later this week and could well be on the way to breaking the record of late Communist ...
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