Gangtok: As part of his programme to bring
the administration to the doorstep of the common people Sikkim
Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Wednesday started his 36-day
tour of the state to reach out to the people in the villages.
Chamling visited Assangthang Village, Raika Gaon,
Salghari, Chisopani, Nandu Gaon, Denchung, and finally
concluded today`s tour at Char dham, Solopphok at Namchi in
South Sikkim, official sources said.
Accompanied by top state government officials, Chamling
interacted with the people at all the places and personally
asked and enquired about the problems faced by the people in
The Chief Minister was making person to person contact,
interacting with them at all the places he visited.
Chamling claimed that this is the first time ever in
India that such an innovative programme of bringing the
government to know about the problems and grievances of the
people and general public has come to their doorsteps.
This is an example of "Practical Democracy" he said at
Lower Salghari, South Sikkkim.
He also made some announcements during this visit like a
new Block Development Centre and Rural Marketing Center at
Chisopani, construction of picnic spot at Samataar, school
building for Lower Nandu Gaon School and lessen the tax on
timber for bonafide use.