HON’BLE CHIEF MINISTER MEETS UNION HOME MINISTER

New Delhi, June 14: (IPR) The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) called on Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah at North Block today. He congratulated and extended warm greetings on assuming the office of the Union Home Minister.

During the discussion the Chief Minister highlighted the provision of Article 371F of the Constitution which is the greatest gift to the Sikkimese people and that it needs to be preserved, protected and implemented both in letter and spirit. His belief on strengthening and stabilizing this glaring future of our Constitution which is in turn is to strengthen the Constitutional framework was communicated.

The Chief Minister placed the demand for the reservation of the seats in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly for Limboo – Tamang Communities which is pending for the last so many years as a result of which the communities are deprived from their political rights.

The Chief Minister also placed before the Union Minister for the inclusion of the Eleven left out Communities of Sikkim in the List of Scheduled Tribes status so as to bring equality among the Sikkimese people.

Further the Chief Minister requested the Union Minister to support for the water supply, power and road construction in the border areas under Border Area Development Programme.

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