Sikkim Assembly Election Schedule 2014
Date of Issue of Gazette Notification: Wednesday, 19th March 2014
Last Date for Nominations: Wednesday, 26th March 2014
Scrutiny of Nominations to be closed on: Thursday, 27th March 2014
Last Date for withdrawing the candidatures: Saturday, 29th March 2014
Date of Poll: Saturday, 12th April 2014
Date of counting the votes: Friday, 16th May 2014
Sikkim Vidhan Sabha Election 2014
The Legislative Assembly of Sikkim is composed of 32 constituencies. Out of these, 12 are reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) while two are reserved for candidates of Scheduled Castes (SC).
The first Assembly election of Sikkim was conducted in the year 1979, which was won by the Indian National Congress (INC).
In the assembly polls of 2009, the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) won absolute majority by winning all the 32 assembly seats. The current leader of the Sikkim Assembly is Pawan Kumar Chaming, the present Chief Minister of Sikkim.
The next Sikkim Assembly election has been scheduled for 12 April 2014. The counting of votes will take place on 16 May 2014.
In the upcoming assembly election, major political parties like the CPI (M), the BJP, and the INC, along with some of the regional parties, will go to polls. The Sikkim Himali Rajya Parishad Party, the Sikkim Jan Ekta Party, and the Sikkim Gorkha Prajatantric Party are some of the regional parties.
|List of the Assembly Constituencies in Sikkim|
|Constituency No.||Constituency Name||Constituency No.||Constituency Name|
|2||Yangthang||18||West Pendam (SC)|
|5||Rinchenpong (BL)||21||Gnathang-Machong (BL)|
|8||Salghari-Zoom (SC)||24||Martam-Rumtek (BL)|
|13||Namthang-Rateypani||29||Kabi Lungchuk (BL)|
|15||Rangang-Yangang||31||Lachen Mangan (BL)|
Last Updated on : March 14, 2014