Huge numbers of leaders and workers from different political parties of Sikkim have joined the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) party at a public meeting in Jorethang of South Sikkim on Wednesday. SDF president, the Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has welcomed them in the party.
It is informed that a total of 4,700 leaders and workers of different political parties have joined the ruling front. The joining includes a senior politician and former minister, R B Subba, former minister, K N Upreti and other senior leaders and workers of Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP), former Mayor of Gangtok Municipal Corporation, K N Topgay, a founding member of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, Birbal Subba and supports of SKM party and others. It was also the home coming for many leaders.
It has to be mentioned here that R B Subba, K N Uperti and other senior leaders have recently resigned from the party.
Addressing the people, the chief minister stated that all have joined the ruling party without any condition. On R B Subba, he mentioned that R B Subba was a senior leader of SDF party and had served as a cabinet minister for three terms and as a MLA for one term in SDF government. He added that, however, the party did not know where he got misled in between but has now returned home after realizing that there was no option of SDF party in the State.