SKM's Kala Rai Triumphs Over BJP's Dilli Ram Thapa in Sikkim Election

In a significant political move, SKM's Kala Rai secured a victory over BJP president Dilli Ram Thapa in the Upper Burtuk assembly constituency. Rai won by a margin of 2,968 votes, as the counting for the 32-member Sikkim Assembly commenced early on Sunday.


PTI | Gangtok | Updated: 02-06-2024 14:40 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 14:40 IST
SKM's Kala Rai Triumphs Over BJP's Dilli Ram Thapa in Sikkim Election
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In a noteworthy turn of events, SKM nominee Kala Rai successfully defeated BJP's Dilli Ram Thapa in the Upper Burtuk assembly constituency, officials confirmed this Sunday.

Thapa, an incumbent MLA and ex-minister, lost by 2,968 votes, with Rai garnering 6,723 votes to Thapa's 3,755.

Sikkim Democratic Front's DB Thapa obtained 1,623 votes, while BK Tamang from CAP-A received 581 votes. The polling took place on April 19, coinciding with the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections, and vote counting began at 6 am on Sunday.

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