Sikkim Assembly

Educational Profile
Women's Participation
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The Legislative Assembly of Sikkim, also known as the Sikkim Vidhan Sabha, is a unicameral law making body and consists of 32 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Gangtok, the capital of the state.

The term of the Legislative Assembly is five years. However, it may be dissolved earlier than that by the Governor on the request of the Chief Minister. The last legislative Assembly elections in Sikkim were held in April 2024.

The Legislative Assembly of Sikkim, also known as the Sikkim Vidhan Sabha, is a unicameral law making body and consists of 32 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Gangtok, the capital of the state.

The term of the Legislative Assembly is five years. However, it may be dissolved earlier than that by the Governor on the request of the Chief Minister. The last legislative Assembly elections in Sikkim were held in April 2024.

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Data on the Legislative Assembly of Sikkim, also known as the Sikkim Vidhan Sabha.
Sikkim Assembly | India | 2009 - 2024 | Data, Charts and Analysis
Data and insights on past and present Sikkim Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha), including party composition, and MLA's demographic and financial profile.
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01/01/2009 To 31/12/2024
Educational Profile
Women's Participation
Criminal Cases
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PARTY COMPOSITION
Source: ECI

The 11th Legislative Assembly of Sikkim formed post the elections held in Apr 2024 consists of 32 MLAs. SKM (Sikkim Krantikari Morcha) won 31 seats in the 2024 Assembly elections while SDM won 1 seat. Subsequently, there were some resignations and by-elections.

  • Currently, SKM has a total of 29 MLAs in the Sikkim Assembly giving it control over 91% of the total seats in the Assembly
  • SDF has 1 MLA
  • 2 seats are currently vacant

Key leaders in the Assembly:

  • Speaker: Mingma Narbu Sherpa (SKM)
  • Chief Minister: Prem Singh Tamang (SKM)
  • Leader of the Opposition: Vacant
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MLA PROFILE
Education
Source: ADR
  • 40% MLAs in the current Assembly have little to no education (grade 12 or below), in comparison to 50% in the previous Assembly.
  • 40% MLAs in the current Assembly are Graduates, in comparison to 31% in the previous Assembly.
  • 13% MLAs in the current Assembly are highly qualified (professionals and above), in comparison to 19% in the previous Assembly.
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Gender Mix
Source: ECI
  • Only 10% MLAs in the current Assembly are women
  • The percentage of women in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly has remained below 13% since 2009
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