SDF takes out Umbrella Rally in Mangan

Mangan, 12 Aug:

Sikkim Democratic Front supporters took out an “umbrella rally” here at Mangan Bazar today.

Supporters from all three constituencies of North Sikkim - Lachen-Mangan, Dzongu and Kabi-Lungtsok turned up to take part in the rally which was started from the SDF party office at Lower Mangan Bazar to Bus Dara.

The rally was led by Rajya Sabha MP, Hishey Lachungpa, accompanied by Deputy Speaker, Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, Forest Minister, TW Lepcha, and North Zilla Adhakshya, Namdey Lepcha.

The MP, while addressing the supporters before the rally, urged them to stand united and argued that opposition parties were opportunists coming out of hibernation now that election was approaching.

He further contended that there was no substitute for SDF and Pawan Chamling in Sikkim and claimed that that whatever Sikkim was at present was due to the good governance and good leadership delivered by the Chief Minister.

The Krishna Lepcha, SDF general secretary-North [publicity] thanked everyone who turned up in support for everything that the SDF stood for.

The rally was also joined by Pintso Namgyal Lepcha, SDF’s North District president, Khamsoong Lepcha, SDF vice-president Incharge, North.