Nadda visiting Sikkim on June 19, to address a public meeting

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Nadda visiting Sikkim on June 19, to address a public meeting


GANGTOK,: BJP national president JP Nadda is scheduled to visit Sikkim on June 19 as part of the ongoing nation-wide BJP’s public outreach campaign on completion of nine years of Narendra Modi Government.

“The BJP national president is visiting Sikkim on June 19. During this party-related visit, he will meet the State BJP karyakartas. He will also be addressing a massive public meeting here on the achievements of the nine years of Modi Government,” said Sikkim BJP president D.R. Thapa when contacted by SIKKIM EXPRESS.

Venue for Nadda’s public meeting is yet to be finalized. It will be a one-day visit.

We will be placing demands related to Sikkim to the national president when he visits our State, said Thapa to a question. He urged the State BJP workers to prepare at all levels for the successful visit of the BJP national president.

A preparatory meeting for Nadda’s visit was held by the State BJP president and party functionaries on Saturday at the party head-office, a press release informs.

Thapa, in his address at the meeting, highlighted the works done and achievements made by the Centre for Sikkim in the past nine years. He asked the party workers to reach out these achievements to the people at grassroots level. He also explained about the party’s stand on various issues and spoke on upcoming activities.

At the meeting, State BJP vice president Arjun Rai and general secretary Bharat Dulal spoke on organisation-related matters. Discussions on the Sikkim programme of the BJP national president also took place during which the present functionaries gave their suggestions, the release mentions.

Much will be expected in local context from the BJP national president’s visit to Sikkim and his scheduled public address.

On May 29, senior BJP leader Dr. Subhas Sarkar had interacted with intellectuals of the Sikkimese society at Gangtok and taken their feedback from the civil society for the BJP to consider and work on.

Retired bureaucrats, social activists and social media figures presented their opinions and concerns on major issues of Sikkim to Dr. Sarkar who assured that their sentiments would be placed to the party’s central leadership.


Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi