Gangtok, 31 Jan:
Denzong Sherpa Association (DSA) submitted a charter of its demands featuring land protection under Revenue Order No. 1 and a minimum four candidates from the community in the upcoming general elections to all political parties of Sikkim today.
This was part of a well-attended car rally participated in by representatives of different Sherpa Kyidugs and lay Sherpas from across Sikkim.
The car rally started from Singtam and ended in Gangtok after submitting the memorandum at different party’s headquarters.
The delegation was well received by the party functionaries at the respective party offices, a DSA press release informs.
“We are hopeful that all the political parties will certainly take our demands into consideration and liberate Sherpa of Sikkim from historical injustice,” a DSA press release states.