Wednesday, February 19, 2014

SKM convenes meeting in Phodong party office

MANGAN, 18 Feb: A meeting was organized by Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) at its party office at Phodong, North district today. The meeting discussed the grievances of the public and steps being taken by the present government and district administration to address these problems.
The North district has the highest number of hydel power projects in the state but people of the district still face power shortage, it was stated. On the Chief Minister’s recent announcement during the Janta Mela of providing 100 units of free electricity in the rural areas, SKM workers demanded to know if a notification has been passed on the same and when this provision would begin.
The party has asked the District Administration to provide the list of beneficiaries of North Sikkim to find out if the benefits were distributed in a proper manner. The meeting also raised the issue of bad road conditions in the North district.

The programme concluded with vote of thanks delivered by ex-Panchayat, Rinzing Dorjee Bhutia. The meeting was attended by vice president, central executive committee, Youth Affairs North, Kado Lepcha, general secretary, North district, Ugen Nedup Bhutia, ex-Panchayat secretary, Phensong GPU, Thinlay Yoezar Bhutia, ex-Panchayat president, Men-Rongong, Norden Lepcha, ex-Panchayat president, Ramthang-Tanek GPU, Danny Lepcha, CEC Phodong, Subash Subba and public.

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