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CAP Sikkim Addresses Pending Political Demands in CEC Meeting

CAP Sikkim Addresses Pending Political Demands in CEC Meeting, Citizen Action Party-Sikkim passes eight resolutions in its CEC meeting
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Citizen Action Party-Sikkim Passes Eight Resolutions in CEC Meeting

The Citizen Action Party (CAP)-Sikkim recently concluded its two-day central executive council meeting on March 26 and 27 at Marchak, near Ranipool. The meeting was attended by executive council members and special invitees, amounting to around 140 participants. Chaired by Ganesh Rai, the chief coordinator of CAP Sikkim, the attendees deliberated on various critical issues facing the state.

After detailed discussions, the CAP-Sikkim announced that they have passed eight resolutions. These resolutions address various pressing concerns faced by the people of Sikkim and aim to safeguard the special constitutional provisions under Article 371F. The CAP-Sikkim spokespersons, Mahesh Rai, Albert Gurung, and Bina Sharma, elaborated on the resolutions passed during the meeting in their press statement.

One of the key resolutions passed by the party is to form a government that is ‘of the people, by the people, and for the people.’ The party intends to work towards creating a people-centric governance model that addresses the issues faced by the residents of Sikkim. Another crucial resolution is to address the pending political demands, including Assembly seat reservation for the Limboo-Tamang communities, restoration of Nepali seats, and granting tribal status to the left-out communities.

The party spokespersons highlighted the need to focus on generating employment opportunities for the youth. They criticized the current government for not taking adequate measures to address the rising unemployment problem in the state. The party also stressed the importance of restoring law and order in Sikkim, which is currently in a dire state. They expressed concern that the ruling party’s inability to maintain law and order has created a sense of insecurity among the people.

In addition to these, the party also called for the depoliticization of state government employees, ensuring that they have the freedom to exercise their fundamental rights. The spokespersons emphasized the importance of keeping politics away from the functioning of state employees to ensure their impartiality and effectiveness in delivering services to the people.

The CAP-Sikkim spokespersons expressed their dissatisfaction with the current government’s approach towards addressing the critical issues of the state. They asserted that the resolutions passed by the party reflect their commitment to working towards a better and prosperous Sikkim. They believe that the party’s people-centric approach to governance and development will help address the concerns of the residents of Sikkim and lead to overall progress and prosperity in the state.

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Central Executive Council Meeting Highlights:

📅 Date: March 26-27, 2023 🏛️ Location: Marchak, near Ranipool

1️⃣ The Citizen Action Party (CAP)-Sikkim held a two-day central executive council meeting attended by about 140 members.

2️⃣ Eight resolutions were passed, including the protection of special Constitutional provisions for the people of Sikkim, formation of a government ‘of the people, by the people and for the people’, addressing pending political demands, generating employment opportunities for youth, and restoring law and order in Sikkim.

3️⃣ The resolutions were passed due to the belief that the current government is not serious about resolving important issues in Sikkim.

4️⃣ The CAP-Sikkim maintains that state government employees should be given freedom to exercise their fundamental rights.

📝 Summary: CAP-Sikkim held a meeting where they passed eight resolutions to address critical problems and issues faced in Sikkim, including the protection of special Constitutional provisions, formation of a government ‘of the people, by the people and for the people’, addressing pending political demands, generating employment opportunities for youth, and restoring law and order.

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Gangtokian Web Team, 28/03/23

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