Sikkim State Congress

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Sikkim State Congress (SSC) was a political party based in Sikkim, India. It was founded in 1947 to champion democratic reforms in the then erstwhile Kingdom of Sikkim. The first Chief Minister of Sikkim after its merger with Indian Union Kazi Lhendup Dorjee was the President of Sikkim State Congress from 1953 to 1958. In 1972, Sikkim State Congress merged with Sikkim Janata Party to form Sikkim Janata Congress.


REFERENCES

  1. Sikkim’s first CM passes away
  2. Kazi Lhendup Dorji Khangsarpa
  3. Documents on Sikkim and Bhutan by by Suresh K. Sharma, Usha Sharma - 1998 - Sikkim (India) - 267 pages

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