Pawan Chamling takes oath as Sikkim CM for fifth consecutive term

Sikkim’s Governor Shriniwas Patil administered the oath of office and secrecy to Pawan Chamling as Sikkim Chief Minister for the record fifth term in a row.

In the recently concluded assembly polls, the Chamling-led Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) had won a two-thirds majority securing 22 seats out of total 32.

Chamling has been in power since December 12, 1994 and has already completed two decades as the CM of state which merged with India in 1975.

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