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Sikkim Lok Sabha Elections

Sikkim Lok Sabha Constituency covers the entire area of Sikkim.

The first phase of voting in the lone constituency of Sikkim ended on April 11 with at least 74 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise on the seat. The fate of 11 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.

The State, situated in northeastern India, participated in India's first general elections in 1977 after joining the Indian union in 1975. Chatra Bahadur Chhetri of the Indian National Congress, was the first MP from Sikkim who was elected unopposed.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Prem Das Rai of the Sikkim Democratic Front party – won with a margin of over 41 thousand votes. He had defeated candidate from Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM).

The voter turnout figure was at 83.64 percent across 538 polling stations. Members from Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Congress (INC) were other contesting candidates.

In the year 2009, Prem Das Rai had defeated candidate from INC by getting a margin of 84 thousand votes.

The voter turnout across 493 polling stations for this election here was 83.76 percent. Some of the other candidates were from Sikkim Himali Rajya Parishad (SHRP) and BJP. SHRP later merged with INC in 2014.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Indra Hang Subba SKM

Won

166922
Dek Bahadur Katwal SDF

Lost

154489
Laten Tshering Sherpa BJP

Lost

16572
Bharat Basnett INC

Lost

3990
Nota NOTA

Lost

2279
Passang Gyali Sherpa IND

Lost

2003
Biraj Adhikari HSP

Lost

1998
Dhiraj Kumar Rai SRP

Lost

1503
Narendra Adhikari SUF

Lost

614
Mahendra Thapa IND

Lost

597
Rabin Rai AIP

Lost

396
Sunmaya Gurung JMBP

Lost

383

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