Sikkim National Party
Sikkim National Party was a political party in Sikkim, formed in 1950. The Sikkim National Party was in favour of the monarchy and advocated independence for Sikkim. The party was founded to counter the growing influence of the pro-Indian parties Sikkim State Congress and Rajya Praja Sammelan, that had been formed after the independence of India in 1947.
In the first elections in Sikkim after the fall of the monarchy in 1974 NP won one seat (the sole seat not won by Dorjee's unified Congress party).
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