Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling wins from Poklok Kamrang seat

Chamling has been the chief minister of Sikkim for more than 24 years since December 1994.

Published: 23rd May 2019 06:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd May 2019 06:56 PM   |  A+A-

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling. | PTI File Photo


GANGTOK: Sikkim Chief Minister and Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) supremo Pawan Chamling won the Poklok Kamrang Assembly seat, election officials said Thursday.

Chamling defeated his nearest Sikkim Krantikari Morcha rival Kharka Bahadur Rai by 2,899 votes, they said.

He is also contesting from the Namchi Sinhithang seat where. Chamling is also leading from the seat.

Chamling has been the chief minister of Sikkim for more than 24 years since December 1994.

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  • Mahendra Kumar Nayak

    Pawan Chamling will continue to be the longest serving CM of India some more years unchallenged although is party has been defeated this Assembly election
    1 month ago reply
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