Sikkim Janata Parishad

Sikkim Janata Parishad or SJP (Sikkim Popular Association) is a political party in the Indian state of Sikkim led by N.B. Bhandari.

SJP won the state assembly elections 1979, when it got 22,776 votes (31,49%) and won 17 seats (had candidates in 31 out of total of 32). Bhandari became the Chief Minister.

In 1981 SJP merged with Indian National Congress. However, in 1984 Bhandari split from Congress and founded Sikkim Sangram Parishad.

Electoral recordsEdit

Sikkim Legislative Assembly election
Year Total Seats Seats Contested Seats Won Forfeited Deposits % Votes contested Source
1979 32 31 16 4 31.83 [1]
Lok Sabha election, Sikkim
Year Total Seats Seats Contested Seats Won Forfeited Deposits % Votes contested Source
1980 1 1 1 0 61.65 [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "STATISTICAL REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTION, 1979 TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF SIKKIM". ECI. 1979. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 1980 to the Seventh Lok Sabha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 204. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.