Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) president and state chief minister Pawan Chamling has expressed that SDF party is contesting this election to save Sikkim and its people.
He stated that this election for SDF party was not just to form the government but to save Sikkim. On the same breath, he urged the people to take this election very seriously to maintain and give continuity to the people’s rule in the State.
Chamling has formally launched the 2019 elections campaign in the State with a car rally in a taxi vehicle from Lal Bazaar in the capital on Saturday morning.
He was warmly welcomed by the people of Gangtok with slogans, placards, party flags and with showering of flowers in front of Denzong cinema hall at Lall Bazaar in Gangtok on Saturday morning.
Addressing the people at Lal Bazaar, Chamling urged everyone to take this election seriously and to come together in the interest of Sikkim and its people.
He mentioned that the victory of SDF government was the victory of Bhutia, Lepcha, Nepali, businessmen community, farmers, drivers, students, poor people and all communities and religions of Sikkim.
He added that the victory of SDF party will also be the victory of youths of Sikkim. He stated that all programmes and policies of new government will be youth-centric, so youths of Sikkim need to support SDF party.
Chamling mentioned that the SDF government has made Sikkim the most peaceful, progressive and developed State of the country.
“Now we have to make Sikkim the most beautiful, peaceful, developed and prosperous state of the world. In this mission, our workers will visit every household to discuss and prepare programmes and agendas for the State, which will be implemented within 100 days of the formation of the new government,” he said.
He further added that other pending works of the people would also be done within 100 days of the formation of the government.
Chamling stated that Sikkim was of Sikkimese Bhutia, Sikkimese Lepcha, Sikkimese Nepali and business community and SDF has established the rule of Sikkimese people in 25 years of the SDF government.
He stressed upon the need of the formation of SDF government to maintain and to give continuity to the people’s rule in the State. He added that the people of Sikkim should not handover the State to ‘gunda’ and party having roots outside the State.
On the same vein, Chamling mentioned that Sikkimese people should give Sikkim to SDF party which can only safeguard the rights of the people and maintain the rule of Sikkimese people.
He mentioned that SDF government has provided the full protection and respect to business community of the State and has been working for their welfare.
He added that business community has never faced any extortion in 25 years of SDF government. He stated that business community has been provided with the full protection and respect only in 25 years of SDF government in the State. On the same, he urged members of business community need to seriously think over works of SDF government for them.
Chamling also stated that few political parties have been going around across the State with slogans of parivartan. He alleged that SKM party has sold MLA tickets and then sold the party and added that if Sikkim would go in hands of such party then it will sale Sikkim and destroy the future of people of Sikkim.