On a day when BJP created history by registering a massive comeback, SKM the main opposition party in Sikkim managed to dethrone SDF government that had been in power for 25 years.
Though the five time Chief Minister Pawan Chamling managed to retain his two seats, he could not save his party from losing this time.
If we go by the latest figures, the SKM has won 14 seats and is leading in 3 seats taking its tally to 17. The SDF meanwhile has fallen short of majority with only 15 seats in its kitty.
#Results2019 | #SikkimAssemblyElectionResults: SDF wins 10 seats, leading in 5; SKM wins 14 seats, leading in 3, out of total 32 constituencies.#ResultsWithNortheastLive #ElectionResults2019 pic.twitter.com/V4Fdl4ytV3
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In a double delight SKM candidate Indra Hang Subba won the lone Lok Sabha seat in the state. He won by over 11 thousand votes.