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Sikkim (Lok Sabha constituency)

Existence  1977–present
Current MP  Prem Das Rai
Total Electors  370,611
Party  Sikkim Democratic Front
Male electors  190,886
Reservation  N/A
Elected Year  2014
Member of parliament  Prem Das Rai
State  Sikkim
Female electors  179,725
Sikkim (Lok Sabha constituency)
Most Successful Party  Sikkim Democratic Front (6 times)
Last election  Indian general election, 2014
Assembly segments  Kabi Lungchuk, Yangthang, Daramdin

Sikkim Lok Sabha constituency is a Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian parliament) constituency which covers the entire area of the state of Sikkim. Sikkim participated in its first general elections in 1977 after joining the Union in 1975. Its first member of parliament (MP) was Chatra Bahadur Chhetri of the Indian National Congress who was elected unopposed. In the next election in 1980, Pahal Man Subba of the Sikkim Janata Parishad party was elected. Subba was defeated in the 1984 election by independent politician, Nar Bahadur Bhandari. The next two elections in 1989 and 1991 were won by Sikkim Sangram Parishad candidates, Nandu Thapa and Dil Kumari Bhandari respectively. The constituency has been represented by a member of the Sikkim Democratic Front party since 1996. Bhim Prasad Dahal was the MP from 1996–2004. Nakul Das Rai won the seat in the 2004 election. The current MP is Prem Das Rai, who has represented the constituency since 2009.

Members of Parliament


 INC    Independent    Sikkim Sangram Parishad    SDF  

General election 1977

In the first election after Sikkim joined the Union, Indian National Congress candidate, Chhatra Bahadur Chhetri was elected unopposed.


Sikkim (Lok Sabha constituency) Wikipedia

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