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Sikkim Assembly Trends: SKM leading in 7, SDF in 2

Press Trust of India  |  Gangtok 

The opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) is leading in seven Assembly seats while the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) in two constituencies as per initial trends, officials said Thursday.

The Sikkim Assembly has 32 seats.

SKM candidate Lok Nath Shara is leading by 1,814 votes against his nearest SDF rival Laxuman Sharma in the Gyalshing-barnyak seat.

In the Kabi lungchuk constituency, SKM nominee Karma Loday Bhutia is leading against his nearest SDF rival Ugen Nedup Bhutia by 650 votes.

SKM candidate Mani Kumar Sharma is leading by 827 votes against his nearest SDF rival Garjaman Gurung in the Khamdong-singtam seat.

SKM nominees are also leading in the Sangha, Shyari and West Pendam Assembly seats.

Sikkim Chief Minister and SDF supremo Pawan Kumar Chamling is leading by 2,722 votes against his nearest SKM rival Karka Bahadur Rai in the Poklok-kamrang Assembly seat.

Chamling is also contesting from Namchi Singhithang assembly seat.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 23 2019. 12:36 IST