Sikkim Janata Party

Sikkim Janata Party, a political party in Sikkim, founded by Lal Bahadur Basnet. The party was active in the struggle for democratic reforms. In October 1972 SJP merged with Sikkim State Congress to form Sikkim Janata Congress.

Sikkim Janata Congress
FounderLal Bahadur Basnet
Merged intoSikkim Janata Congress

Basnet had been prosecuted by the monarchy in 1966, whereafter he had founded SJP. In 1980 he wrote the book His Majesty's Paying Guest.