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15 Aug 2020

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Chief Ministers of Sikkim – CM
India Politics, Indian Chief Ministers, Politics

Chief Ministers of Sikkim – CM 

Sikkim is a state of India located in the northeastern part of the country. It has a geographical area of 7096 sq. km. It is bordered by Tibet on the North; Bhutan on the East; West Bengal on the South and Nepal on the West.

The state was formed on 26 April 1975. It has 4 districts and its capital is Gangtok. It has many snow-covered peaks including the world’s third highest peak: Kanchenjunga, a major tourist attraction of the state. The state also has sanctuaries, national parks and lakes. According to the 2011 census, the population of Sikkim is 610577.

The climate of the state is suitable for agricultural and horticultural products. It produces many crops like rice, wheat, maize, barley, pea, etc. The state is the largest producer of large cardamom; accounts for the more than 80% of India’s total production.  The state is also rich exotic flora that includes flowing plants, rare orchids, medicinal plants and more.

The list of chief ministers of Sikkim is as follows:

  1. Kazi Lhendup Dorjee
  • Term of office: 16 May 1975 to 18 August 1979
  • His political party: Indian National Congress

President’s rule: 18 August 1979 to 18 October 1979

  1.    Nar Bahadur Bhandari
  • Term of office: 18 October 1979 to 11 May 1984
  • His political party: Sikkim Janata Parishad (SJP)
  1. B. B. Gurung
  • Term of office: 11 May 1984 to 25 May 1984
  • His political party: Indian National Congress

President’s rule: 25 May 1984 to 8 March 1985

  1. Nar Bahadur Bhandari
  • Term of office: 8 March 1985 to 17 June 1994
  • His political party: Sikkim Sangram Parishad (SSP)
  1. Sanchaman Limboo
  • Term of office: 17 June 1994 to 12 December 1994
  • His political party: Sikkim Sangram Parishad (SSP)
  1. Pawan Kumar Chamling
  • Term of office:  12 December 1994 till date.
  • His political party: Sikkim Democratic Front

 

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