26 families quit SDF to join BJP

Rangpo, 31 Aug:

Former Panchayat and CEC member of the Sikkim Democratic Front, Hem Kumar Gurung, along with 26 families of Daragoan, Majhitar in East Sikkim joined BJP at an official function organised by BJP’s West Pendam committee at Majhitar today.

The joining function was attended by BJP State President, DB Chauwan , Gangtok MLA YT Lepcha along with other constituency level party members, a BJP press release informs.

"Due to social distancing norms, the numbers were kept low today. Mass joining will be done after the COVID-19 crisis gets over,” BK Gurung, the party’s West Pendam Committee treasurer stated.