Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) Chief Prem Singh Tamang who is popularly known as PS Golay who took oath as the new Sikkim CM inudcted 11 ministers in his Cabinet. All those 11 Ministers were also administratred oath Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad on Monday.
However, CM PS Golay is yet to announced the allocation of Portfolios for the Ministers. Here is the list of those legislators who got Cabinet berth. They are as:
- Kunga Nima Lepcha
- Sonam Lama
- Bedu Singh Pant
- Mani Kumar Sharma
- Arun Kumar Upreti
- Samdup Lepcha
- Lok Nath Sharma
- Mingma Norbu Sherpa
- Karma Loday Bhutia
- Bhim Hang Limboo
- Sanjit Kharel
Sikkim can have a maximum of 12 members in the state cabinet including the Chief Minister himself.
Prem Singh Tamang, popularly knowns as PS Golay is currently not a Member of Assembly. However, he was elected as the SKM Legislature Party leader on Saturday.
According to rules, SKM President PS Golay will have to get elected to the Sikkim Assembly within six months of holding any ministerial office.
PS Golay-led Sikkim Kranti Morcha in the recently held state polls unseat Pawan Kumar Chamling-led Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) after over 24 years. Hundreds of SKM supporters gathered at the stadium for oath-taking ceremony of 51-year-old party chief PS Golay.
The SKM in recently held elections bagged 17 seats in 32-Assembly State. While Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) won 15 Assembly seats.
The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha also registered a victory on the state’s lone Lok Sabha Seat with almost 12,000 votes.
The Sikkim Kranti Morcha SKM was founded in the year 2013 by PS Golay who was once a member of SDF and was the Minister in the Government of Sikkim.