“Confident that people will vote for peace and development again”
GANGTOK, 04 Apr: Sikkim Democratic Front party president Pawan Chamling today assured to fulfill all demands and complete all pending works in the Shyari constituency of East district.
Mr. Chamling was addressing the public of the constituency at Chongyek and Pabyuk-Naitam today. As per the demand of the people, work related to animal husbandry and agriculture would be carried out in the constituency on priority basis, he stated. He also announced to set up a big Mother Dairy Farm at Bhusuk and assured full support for the development of these sectors in the area.
He assured that the carpeting work upto 14th Mile would be carried out and the problem of sewage system and drinking water supply in the area will also be addressed. Mr Chamling informed that Chandmari will be developed as a Food Street and for the same all required infrastructures will be created in the area along with a pedestrian footpath.
He also announced to upgrade high schools to senior secondary, establish a community centre at the GPU level, a big monastery in Lower Shyari and Primary Health Centre at Saramsa. He informed that an alternate airport route from Pakyong via Assam Linzey and Bhusuk to Gangtok would be constructed while Khopi Kharka area would be developed as tourism destination to promote tourism sector in the State.
With regard to drivers of the state Mr Chamling said, “Our party has always supported the hardworking people and among them the party has done its best for drivers by increasing their purchasing power to make them Maliks”.
It is due to the peace and development in the state that drivers have been able to earn their living without any problems, he stated further adding that they would be the first section to be affected if there is unrest in the state. The dividend of peace ensured by the SDF in Sikkim has created a conducive environment for businesses to flourish, he said.
The SDF president also assured to fulfill the demand of drivers for life insurance cover for Sikkimese drivers in the coming term.
Expressing his confidence on people’s support Mr Chamling said, “To maintain peace, security and development in the state the people will bring SDF back to power again”.
Speaking on the opposition parties, he alleged that candidates of opposition parties are campaigning door-to-door asking for votes on communal lines and this, he said, is not good for the area. Apart from the lack of ideology or programmes, he stated that the opposition does not even have any new allegations. They are only repeating NB Bhandari´s allegations, he pointed out.
SDF candidate for Shyari, KT Gyaltsen stated that the people would again choose SDF for its programmes, policies and leadership. He also placed various demands of the area to the party president.
Lok Sabha candidate, PD Rai assured to place all issues of the state in the Parliament and central ministries.