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Prem Singh Tamang takes Oath as the CM of Sikkim

Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president Prem Singh Tamang, who is famously known as P.S. Golay, took oath as the Chief Minister of Sikkim.
Prem Singh Tamang takes Oath as the CM of Sikkim

Details:

  • 51 year-old Tamang was administered the oath by Governor Ganga Prasad at Paljor Stadium in Gangtok, Sikkim.
  • He took the oath in Nepali.
  • SKM won 17 seats in the 32-member assembly, ousting former CM Pawan Kumar Chamling-led Sikkim Democratic Front after over 24 years.
  • Mr.Golay assured the people that his government would work to ensure peace in Sikkim, and for the welfare of all sections.
  • He also announced that Saturdays would be a holiday for government employees.

Other Details:

  • In the 2014 Assembly election, the SKM bagged 10 seats.
  • Mr. Golay was later convicted and served a prison term till his release in August 2018.

Question:

Q. Who took oath as the Chief Minister of Sikkim?
a. Prem Pal Tamang
b. Rajeev Singh Tamang
c. Prem Singh Tamang
d. Rohan Pal Tamang
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