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StatePhase I (91)Phase II (97)Phase III (115)phaseIV (71)Phase V (51)phase VI (59)Phase VII(59)
Sikkim11/Apr------


Sikkim is the most well known northeastern state in India. It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, West Bengal in the south, Bhutan in the east and Nepal in the west. This state is located near India's Siliguri Corridor, which is close to Bangladesh. Sikkim is the second smallest and the least populated state in India. This northeastern state is the part of the Eastern Himalayas. The capital of Sikkim is Gangtok and around 35% of the state is said to be covered by the Khangchendzonga National Park.

Sikkim Lok Sabha constituency is responsible for covering the entire state of Sikkim. In 1977, Sikkim got the opportunity to participate in the general elections for the first time, immediately after joining the Indian Union in 1975. The first MP of the state was Chatra Bahadur Chhetri of the INC (Indian National Congress). The next election was held in 1980, in which Pahal Man Subba of SJP (Sikkim Janata Parishad) party was elected. Subba lost the battle in Lok Sabha elections in 1984 and was defeated single handedly by an independent politician, Nar Bahadur Bhandari. Next two elections which took place in 1989 and 1991 resulted in the victory of SSP (Sikkim Sangram Parishad) party candidates. This includes Nandu Thapa and Dil Kumari Bhandari respectively. Since, 1996, Sikkim is represented by the members of the SDF (Sikkim Democratic Front) party. From 1996 till 2004, Bhim Prasad Dahal was the MP. Whereas, in 2004 Lok Sabha elections, Nakul Das Rai won the seat and from 2014, till now, Prem Das Rai is the MP from the state.

The major nationalist parties in the state are:
  1. The Indian National Congress
  2. The Nationalist Congress Party
  3. The Bharatiya Janata Party
  4. The Communist Party of India
Some important regional parties of the state are:
  1. Sikkim Himali Rajya Parishad Party
  2. Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF)
  3. Sikkim Gorkha Prajatantric Party
  4. Sikkim Jan-Ekta Party
Some prominent politicians of Sikkim are:
1. Prem Das Rai: He is one of the major politicians from the SDF (Sikkim Democratic Front) party. Currently, Mr. Rai is an MP (Member of Parliament) of the Lok Sabha from the Sikkim parliamentary constituency. For the very first time, he participated in elections during 2009, and later, in 2014 he got re-elected after serving his first term from 2009-2014.

2. 2. Dil Kumari Bhandari: She is a former and the first woman member of Parliament from the Sikkim constituency. Other than this, she was also the President of Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh. It was one of the famous organisations formed by the Indian Gorkhas till 2012. She is also known for her contribution and tireless efforts for including Nepali language in the 8th schedule of the Indian constitution.

Assembly Constituencies in Sikkim Parliamentary Constituency
Yoksam-Tashiding (BL)MelliShyari (BL)
YangthangNamthang-RateypaniMartam-Rumtek (BL)
Maneybung-DentamTemi-NamphingUpperTadong
Gyalshing-BarnyakRangang-YangangArithang
Rinchenpong (BL)Tumen-Lingi (BL)Gangtok (BL)
Daramdin (BL)Khamdong-SingtamUpper Burtuk
Soreong-ChakungWest Pendam (SC)Kabi Lungchuk (BL)
Salghari-Zoom (SC)RhenockDjongu (BL)
Barfung (BL)ChujachenLachen Mangan (BL)
Poklok-KamrangGnathang-Machong (BL)Sangha
Namchi-SinghithangNamcheybung


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  Election Highlights  
Quick Facts No. of PCs : 1
No. of Polling Days : 1
Polling Dates : 11 April (Phase 1)
Poll Expenditure Limit per Candidate : Rs.54 lakhs


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