SDF carries out Umbrella Rally in Singtam
Singtam, 31 Aug:
Singtam Bazaar in East Sikkimtoday sawa massive gathering of Sikkim Democratic Front supporters from five constituencies participating in SDF’s Umbrella Rally held in front of Singtam PS.Area MLA cum Agriculture Minister,SomnathPoudyal, SDF East district in-charge, DB Thapa, Gnathang-MachongMLA cum Transport Minister, DT Lepcha, accompanied by members of Singtam Nagar Panchayat, ZillaPanchayats and party supporters participated in the event.
Speaking to reporters, SDF East district in-charge, MrThapa, said that a series of umbrella rallies are being held in different parts of East district.
On Sikkim KrantikariMorcha giving a strong fight to SDF in the 2014 election by winning from eight constituencies of East district, MrThapaalleged that SKM had misguided people of the district.
“There were some issues during the time but those issues have been resolved. It is impossible for SKM to create that kind of propaganda again. This time, all the 13 constituencies including the Tumin-Lingee Constituency in East district will be won by SDF. We have swept the urban local bodies and panchayat elections. This time the East district people will not be fooled like they were before,” said MrThapa.
Tumin-Lingee MLA cum Tourism Minister, Ugen T Gyatso, in his address termed Singtam as the “root” of SDF party.
On SKM president, PS Tamang [Golay] claiming to come to power in 2019, Mr Bhutia said, “SKM is building castles in the air. 2019 is not far away, just few months leftnow. You will see the results.”
Slamming the SKM supremo, Gnathang-Machong MLA cum Transport Minister, MrLepcha said, “Golay cannot contest the 2019 election as per law. When he addresses the people of bazaar areas, he talks about being captain or coach. But when he is in the villages, he talks about contesting elections. He should know that no one is above the Constitution and law.”