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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 the Legislative Assembly
21 / 32
Election symbol
Indian Election Symbol Umberlla.png
Website
sikkimdemocraticfront.org
Politics of India
Political parties
Elections

Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) 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 Wing
  • 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" (PDF). 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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The Echo of India
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:35:03 -0700

The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front's has named Ganga Pradhan as the East District Cheli Morcha convener, a Press statement released by party's Press secretary Amber Rai stated. Rai informed that the East District has been divided into two zones. The ...

India Today

India Today
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 04:03:22 -0700

Of the eight northeastern states, the Congress is in power in Manipur, Mizoram, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, the Communist Party of India-Marxist led Left Front in Tripura, regional parties -- Sikkim Democratic Front is at the helm of ...
 
Mainstream
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:50:16 -0700

The Sikkim Sangram Parishad (SSP) in 1989 and the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) in 2009 won all the 32 seats—a 100 per cent strike rate, while the SDF in 2004, winning 31 seats in a 32-member Assembly, recorded a 96.9 per cent strike rate.4 But these ...

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Newsx
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:22:30 -0700

Of the eight northeastern states, the Congress is in power in Manipur, Mizoram, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, the Communist Party of India-Marxist led Left Front in Tripura, regional parties -- Sikkim Democratic Front is at the helm of ...

NDTV

NDTV
Fri, 16 May 2014 03:34:29 -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 ...
 
Zee News
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 03:44:00 -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 ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
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 ...

Times of India

The Indian Express
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:45:00 -0800

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) may have created a record of sorts by winning 67 seats out of the 70 in the Delhi assembly election, but the records that the Sikkim Sangram Parishad (SSP) and the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) created in 1989 and 2009, ...
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