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SKM retains Sikkim with 31 seats out of 32


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Gangtok, June 2: Led by its president and Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) on Sunday returned to power in the state for the second consecutive term by a landslide victory, winning 31 seats in the 32-member assembly.
The opposition Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), which ruled the state for 25 years in a row till 2019, could manage only one seat, while its president and former CM Pawan Kumar Chamling, who is Tamang’s mentor-turned-adversary, lost in the two seats he contested.


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