Sikkim Legislative Assembly
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|Legislative Assembly of Sikkim (India)|
Kedar Nath Rai, SDF
since 27 May, 2014
Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, SDF
since 27 May, 2014
Leader of Opposition
Prem Singh Tamang, SKM
|The Sikkim State Assembly|
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As of 2014, the assembly has been constituted seven times.
There are 32 members in a legislative assembly. There are two seats reserved for scheduled castes (SC), 12 for scheduled tribes (BL) out of 32 seats. These scheduled tribes include ethnic tribes such as Bhutia, Lepcha, Sherpa and Yonzon communities as specified during the merger of the kingdom of sikkim (monarchy) into India making it the 22nd state of the Indian republic in 1975, setting up a democracy within the state. One Sangha seat is reserved for 2900 monks of over 100 monasteries.
Constituencies and current members
|1||Yoksam- Tashiding (BL)||Sonam Dadul Bhutia||SDF|
|2||Yangthang||Chandra Maya Limboo (Subba)||SDF|
|3||Maneybong Dentam||Narendra Kumar Subba||SDF|
|4||Gyalshing Barnyak||Sher Bahadur Subedi||SDF|
|5||Rinchenpong||Karma Sonam Lepcha||SDF|
|7||Soreng Chakung||Ram Bahadur Limboo (Subba)||SDF|
|8||Salghari Zoom (SC)||Arjun Kumar Ghatani||SDF|
|9||Barfung (BL)||Dorjee Dazom Bhutia||SDF|
|10||Poklok Kamrang||Kedar Nath Rai||SDF|
|11||Namchi Singhithang||Pawan Chamling||SDF|
|12||Melli||Tulshi Devi Rai||SDF|
|13||Namthang Rateypani||Tilu Gurung||SDF|
|14||Temi Namphing||Garjaman Gurung||SDF|
|15||Rangang Yangang||Pawan Chamling||SDF|
|16||Tumin Lingee (BL)||Ugen T Gyatso Bhutia||SDF|
|17||Khamdong Singtam||Som Nath Poudyal||SDF|
|18||West Pendam (SC)||Gopal Baraily||SKM|
|21||Gnathang Machong (BL)||Dorjee Tsh. Lepcha||SDF|
|22||Namchwybong||Bek Bahadur Rai||SDF|
|23||Shyari (BL)||Kunga Nima Lepchs||SKM|
|24||Martam Rumtek (BL)||Mechung Bhutia||SKM|
|25||Upper Tadong||Timothy William Basnett||SKM|
|27||Gangtok (BL)||Pintso Chopel||SKM|
|28||Upper Burtuk||Prem Singh Tamang||SKM|
|29||Kabi Lungchuk (BL)||Ugen Nedup Bhutia||SKM|
|30||Djongu (BL)||Sonam Gyatso Lepcha||SDF|
|31||Lachen Mangan (BL)||Tshering Wangdi Lepcha||SDF|
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- Sikkim Legislative Assembly
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The government of sikkim in power at present is Sikkim Democratic Front of which Dr Pawan Kumar chamling is president and has been in power sin 1994 till date he is the also the leader of the house in the constituent Assembly.