New political parties in Sikkim assembly polls saw a spike of 80 per cent


Sikkim-AssemblyNew Delhi, Aug 26: In the Sikkim Assembly Elections 2019, 9 political parties and independents were in the fray. These included 2 national political parties, 2 state political parties and 5 registered unrecognised parties.

In comparison, during the 2014 Sikkim State Assembly elections, 5 political parties were in the fray. These included 2 national political parties, 2 state political parties and 1 registered unrecognised party. This reflects that there has been 80 per cent increase in the number of political parties that contested in 2019 from 2014.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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