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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
Politics of India
Political parties

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


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]


  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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