CM thanks Shah for review petition

Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023 07:45 [IST]

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CM thanks Shah for review petition

GANGTOK,: Chief Minister PS Golay on Tuesday called on Union Home minister Amit Shah at Parliament House, New Delhi. He was accompanied by Sikkim Legislative Assembly Speaker Arun Upreti and minister BS Panth.

The Chief Minister, in his official social media page, shared that he expressed his gratitude to the Union Home minister for filing a review petition before the Supreme Court of India and for upholding the sentiments of the Sikkimese people.

We respect the concern displayed by the Union Home minister, the Ministry of Home Affairs, regarding the observations made in the recently pronounced judgment by the Supreme Court of India and are also thankful for the support rendered to the State government, said Golay.

The Chief Minister also met senior advocate, Supreme Court of India, Harish Salve in New Delhi for consultation regarding the judgment of the Supreme Court of India pronounced on January 13.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi