Independent panchayat complains against SDF party worker

Gangtok, 10 Jan: An independent panchayat, Nar Maya Gurung, elected from ward No 5 of Buriakhop GPU in West Sikkim, has alleged that SDF party functionaries have been obstructing her from delivering on her duties and responsibilities.

She has further accused SDF CLC joint secretary, Ran Bahadur Gurung, of boorish conduct on 09 January during a meeting called by the Panchayat president at Angden, Sombaria.

On the same, she has filed an FIR at Sombaria Police Station alleging that Mr Gurung snatched away SDF 2018 calendars given to her at the meeting to distribute in her ward.

She alleged that she was also threatened not to interfere in any official of panchayat-related works in the area as the concerned MLA has given the charge to him.