List of Rajya Sabha members from Sikkim

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.[1] 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

Source:[2]

Name Party Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Notes
Leonard Soloman Saring Indian National Congress 20/10/1975 19/10/1981 1
20/10/1981 19/10/1987 2
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
24/02/1994 23/02/2000 2
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
Hishey Lachungpa 24/02/2012 23/02/2018 1
24/02/2018 23/02/2024 2 Current Member

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  2. ^ "Alphabetical List Of Former Members Of Rajya Sabha Since 1952". rajyasabha.nic.in. Rajya Sabha Secretariat.

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