Gangtok, 05 Jun:
A team of LimbooTamang Voluntary Committee [LTVC] led by its president, YehangTshong met the Minister for Rural Management & Development Department, Panchayat Raj and Cooperative Department & Ecclesiastical Affairs Department, Sonam Lama here on Wednesday. They congratulated him for being inducted as one of the Cabinet Ministers in the new SKM led Government and offered best wishes for good and progressive tenure ahead, informs an LTVC press release.
LTVC had a brief discussion with the Minister and also submitted a letter pertaining to various demands raised by LTVC for the welfare of Limboo and Tamang [ST] communities of Sikkim. The Minister assured LTVC that he will discuss the issues raised by LTVC with the party high command to resolve the matter at the earliest, the release adds.
LTVC is hopeful that the new Government will give justice to LT people of Sikkim and fulfill their long pending rightful demand for LT seat reservation in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly, the release states.