Political Parties in Sikkim

Major National Level Parties:

Bharatiya Janata Party: – Bharatiya Janata Party is getting its strong hold in north-east states including its victory in Assam. BJP is trying all possible to make a mark in the state of Sikkim. It’s one of the most powerful political parties in Sikkim and the entire north-east and is mobilizing the ratio of votes in the state.

Indian National Congress: – Sikkim National Congress was formed in 1962 through merger of Swatantra Dal, RajyaPrajaSammelan and dissidents of then dominant parties. Congress is one of the most popular political parties in Sikkim.

Minor National-level parties:

Trinamool Congress (TMC): – Seeking to expand its base in the north-eastern region, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has set up its Sikkim Unit in the state of Sikkim.Trinamool Congress is turning out to be the most famous political parties in Sikkim.

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP): – NCP’s trusted aide and a bureaucrat turned politician Srinivas Patil has been appointed as the governor of Sikkim.

Major Regional Parties:

Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF): – SDF is a regional political party, and also currently in governance in the state of Sikkim. It is one of the most powerful and most famous political parties in Sikkim. Political ideology followed is: Democratic Socialism.

Sikkim SangramParishad (SSP)

Sikkim RajyaManch (SRM)

Organization of Sikkimese Unity (OSU)

Sikkim Independent Front (SIF)

Sikkim Gorkha Party (SGP)

Sikkim Scheduled Caste League (SSCL)

Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF)

Sikkim Republican Party (SRP)

Sikkim National People’s Party (SNPP)

Sikkim National Liberation Front (SNLF)

Sikkim GorkhaPrajatantrik Party (SGPP)

Defunct Parties:

Sikkim National Party

RajyaPrajaSammelan (RPS) merged with Sikkim National Congress in 1962.

Sikkim Swatantra Dal (SSD) merged with Sikkim National Congress in 1962.

Sikkim State Congress (SSC) merged with Sikkim Janata Congress in 1972.

Sikkim Janata Party (SJP) merged with Sikkim Janata Congress in 1972.

Sikkim Janata Congress (SJC) merged with Sikkim National Congress in 1973.

Sikkim National Congress (SNC) merged with Indian National Congress in 1975.

Sikkim Janata Parishad (SJP) merged with Indian National Congress in 1982.

Sikkim Congress (Revolutionary) (SCR)

Sikkim Himali Congress (SHC)

Sikkim Prajatantra Congress (SPC)

Denzong Peoples Chogpi (DPC)

Sikkim EktaManch (SEM) merged with Indian National Congress in 1998.

Sikkim Janashakti Party (SJP) merged with Indian National Congress in 1999.

Nepali BhutiaLepcha (NEBULA) merged with Trinamool Congress in 2013.

Sikkim HimaliRajyaParishad (SHRP) merged with Indian National Congress in 2014.

 

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