Sikkim Democratic Front

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Sikkim Democratic Front
सिक्किम प्रजातान्त्रिक मोर्चा
Chairperson Pawan Kumar Chamling
Leader in Lok Sabha Prem Das Rai
Leader in Rajya Sabha Hishey Lachungpa
Founded 1993
Headquarters Gangtok, Sikkim
Ideology Democratic socialism
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
1 / 245
Seats in Legislative Assembly
32 / 32
Website
http://sikkimdemocraticfront.org
Politics of India
Political parties
Elections

Sikkim Democratic Front (Nepali: सिक्किम प्रजातान्त्रिक मोर्चा) is a regional political party in the North East Indian state of Sikkim. The party was founded by Pawan Kumar Chamling in 1993. It has ruled the state since 1994 with Pawan Kumar Chamling as the chief minister. The party consolidated its position sweeping the 1999 and 2004 state elections. It won 31 of the 32 assembly seats in the 2004 election.[1] In the 2009 assembly election, the party made a clean sweep, winning all 32 seats. It also retained the lone Lok Sabha seat.[2]

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  1. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/ElectionStatistics.asp Election Commission of India - Sikkim Assembly Elections
  2. ^ http://ceosikkim.nic.in/Index.htm Election Results 2009