The Rajya Sabha (meaning the "Council of States") is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Sikkim elects 1 seat and it is indirectly elected by the state legislators of Sikkim, since year 1976. The number of seats, allocated to the party, are determined by the number of seats, a party possesses during nomination and the party nominates a member to be voted on. Elections in within the state legislatures are held using Single transferable vote with proportional representation.
List of all members from SikkimEdit
|Name||Party||Date of appointment||Date of retirement||Term||Notes|
|Leonard Soloman Saring||Indian National Congress||20/10/1975||19/10/1981||1|
|Khamsum Namgyal Pulger||Sikkim Sangram Parishad||20/10/1987||19/10/1993||1||01/03/1988 Resignation|
|Karma Topden||Indian National Congress||30/03/1988||19/10/1993||1||bye 1988|
|K. G. Bhutia||Sikkim Democratic Front||24/02/2000||23/02/2006||1||12/08/2000 Death|
|Palden Tsering Gyamtso||22/09/2000||23/02/2006||1||bye 2000|
|O. T. Lepcha||24/02/2006||23/02/2012||1|
- Rajya Sabha at Work (PDF) (2nd ed.). New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Secretariat. October 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
- "Alphabetical List Of Former Members Of Rajya Sabha Since 1952". rajyasabha.nic.in. Rajya Sabha Secretariat.