A meeting between leaders of Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state-unit was held at HSP party office in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim on Saturday.
The meeting had HSP vice-president, Bhaichung Bhutia and other senior leaders of the party and the BJP state president D B Chauhan and other senior leaders of BJP state unit.
It has been known that around two-hour long meeting between a regional party and a national party has mainly discussed extensively on the present political scenario in Sikkim and possibilities to work together for the benefit of Sikkim in the coming elections.
In the meeting, HSP vice president, Bhaichung Bhutia stated that the meeting was held at the initiative of BJP. He mentioned that Hamro Sikkim Party made its stand clear that until BJP would not break its alliance with Sikkim Democratic Front party in NEDA and NDA it was not possible for BJP to work together with any regional party. He stated that HSP was ready to work together with BJP in case of breaking its alliance with SDF party.
He also mentioned that the party was ready to work with any other party as well in the interest of the people of Sikkim.
Likewise, BJP state president Chauhan mentioned that a long discussion was took place in the meeting regarding possibilities for the alliance. He added to take the demand of HSP to the high command of the party.
He stated that the people of Sikkim were in the favour of the change in the State. He said that the state unit has already apprised the high command of the party in Delhi that the alliance of opposition parties in the State can bring the change in the State in 2019.