GOVERNMENT OF SIKKIM

ELECTION DEPARTMENT 

No.02/Elec.2006                                                                                                                                                                      Dated Gangtok the 4th September, 2006

 

            Order No. 28 dated 4th September, 2006 of the Delimitation Commission of India, Nirvachan Sadan, New Delhi is  hereby republished for general information:- 

DELIMITATION COMMISSION  

NIRVACHAN SADAN, ASHOKA ROAD, NEW DELHI-110001  

F.No. 282/SKM/2006                                                                                                                                                                        Dated:4th September,2006

                                                                                                                                                                                                              13 Bhadrapada,1928 (SAKA) 

NOTIFICATION 

In pursuance of Sub-Section (1) of Section 10 of the Delimitation Act, 2002 (33 of 2002), the following Order made by the Delimitation Commission under Sub-Section (2) of Section 9 read with Sub-Section (2) of Section 4 of the Act, in respect of the delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies in the State of Sikkim is hereby published.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORDER NO. 28

WHEREAS, in pursuance of Sections 8 and 4 of the Delimitation Act, 2002 (33 of 2002), as amended by the Delimitation (Amendment) Act, 2003(3 of 2004), the Delimitation Commission has, by its Order No. 13 dated 29th August, 2005, published in the extraordinary issue of the Gazette of India and the Sikkim State Gazette on 29th August, 2005, determined – (i) the total number of seats in the House of the People to be allocated to the State of Sikkim as One (1) and (ii) the total number of seats to be assigned to the Legislative Assembly of the State as Thirty Two (32) of which, the number of seats to be reserved for the Scheduled Castes and Sikkimese of Bhutia Lepcha origin, as Two(2) and Twelve(12) respectively, and One(1) seat as reserved for the Sanghas referred to in section 25A of the Representation of the People Act, 1950.

WHEREAS, in pursuance of Sub-Section (1) of Section 5, read with sub Section (1) of Section 9 of the said Act, the Delimitation Commission associated with itself the Associate Members from the State with the proceedings for the delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies in the State; and

 WHEREAS, in pursuance of Sub-Section (2) of Section 9 of the said Act, the Delimitation Commission published its proposals, for the delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies in the State on the basis of the relevant published figures of 2001 Census, in the extraordinary issue of the Gazette of India and in the Sikkim State Gazette 29th August, 2005, for inviting objections and suggestions in relation to the aforesaid proposals by 12th  September, 2005; and

 WHEREAS, in pursuance of the said Sub-Section (2) of Section 9 of that Act, the Commission’s Order No. 13 mentioned above and the above referred draft proposals of the Commission were also published in the local newspapers on 29th August, 2005 and given further publicity through radio and television and other media of mass communication; and

 WHEREAS, in pursuance of the said Sub-Section (2) of Section (9) of that Act, the Commission also issued a public Notice on 29th August, 2005 specifying the places and dates of its public sittings to consider all objections and suggestions; and

 WHEREAS, in pursuance of the said Sub-Section (2) of Section 9 of that Act, the Commission held public sittings at Namchi on 29th September, 2005 and at Gangtok on the 30th September, 2005 and heard the members of the public and afforded them full opportunity of making oral and written submissions, in addition to the written representations already sent, if any, to the Commission; and

 WHEREAS, the Commission has considered all objections and suggestions made at the aforesaid public sittings and/or received by it otherwise, in relation to its said proposals, in the light of the relevant provisions of the Constitution and the said Act;  

NOW THEREFORE, in pursuance of clause (d) of Sub-Section 2 of Section 9 read with Sub-Section (2) of Section 4 of the said Act, as amended, the Delimitation Commission hereby determines as follows:

 

(1)               The territorial Assembly Constituencies into which the State of Sikkim shall be divided for the purpose of elections to the Legislative Assembly of the State and the extent of each such Constituency shall be as shown in Table-A.

 

(2)               The territorial Parliamentary Constituencies into which the State of Sikkim shall be divided for the purpose of elections to the House of the People and the extent of each such Constituency shall be as shown in Table-B.

 

(3)               Where the name of a Constituency as shown in Table-A or Table-B  is distinguished by the brackets and letters “(SC)” the seat in that Constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Castes.

 

(4)               Where the name of a Constituency as shown in Table-A or Table-B is distinguished by the brackets and letters “(BL)” the seat in that Constituency is reserved for the Sikkimese of Bhutia-Lepcha origin.

TABLE-A

ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES AND THEIR EXTENT

WEST

No. and Name of Assembly Constituency

                             EXTENT OF THE CONSTITUENCY

 

 

1.Yoksam-Tashiding(BL)

Revenue Blocks: Mangnam, Narkhola, Dhupidara, Kongri, Labdang, Gangyep, Tashiding, Laso, Chongrang, Arithang, Gerethang, Dubdi, Meli, Yoksam, Tsozo, Melliaching, Khechopheri, Thingling I, Thingling II, Labing, Singlitam, Topung, Tingbrum and Tashiding and Yoksam Forest Blocks of Gyalshing Sub-Division.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Yangthang

Revenue Blocks : Singrangpung, Nambu, Darap, Sindrang, Singyang, Chongpung, Naku, Bhaluthang, Unglok, Yangten, Yangthang, Kyongsa, Lingchom, Tikjya and Pemayantse Monastery of Gyalshing Sub-Division.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Maneybung-Dentam

Revenue Blocks : Sardong, Lungzik, Sapong, Bongten, Srinagi, Liching, Gayten, Karmatar, Sopakha, Maneybung, Begha, Mangmo, Dentam, Sangkhu, Radhukhandu, Hee and Dentam Forest Block of Gyalshing Sub – Division.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.Gyalshing-Barnyak

Revenue Blocks : Umchung, Gyalshing, Hee-Patal, Pecherek, Martam, Barnyak, Barthang, Barphok, Chingthang, Megyong, Miyong,  Gyalshing and Barnyak Forest Blocks and Gyalshing (NTA) of Gyalshing Sub-Division.

 

 

 

 

 

5.Rinchenpong(BL)

Revenue Blocks :  Tadong, Rinchenpong, Jeel, Hathidunga, Bum, Rishi, Bara-Samdong, Deythang, Parrengaon, Sribadam, Takuthang, Chuchen, Tinzerbong, Suldung, Kamling, Suntaley, Khanisherbung and Sangadorji of Soreng Sub-Division.

 

6.Daramdin(BL)

Revenue Blocks : Burikhop(Rumbuk) , Burikhop (Dodak) , Rumbuk, Bhareng, Ribdi, Okhrey, Tikpur, Siktam, Salyangdang, Lungchok, Lower Fambong, Upper Fambong, Dhalam(Darmadin) and Hilley and Sombaria Forest Blocks of Soreng Sub-Division.

 

7.Soreong-Chakung Revenue Blocks : Chumbung, Aroobotey, Chota Samdong(Samdong) , Singling, Timberbong, Tharpu, Karthok, Soreng, Malbasey, Mendo-Gaon, Chakung and Soreong Forest Block of Soreng Sub-Division.

 

8.Salghari-Zoom (SC) Revenue Blocks : Mabong, Segeng, Samsing, Geling, Zoom and Nayabazar Forest Block and Nayabazar (NTA) of Soreong Sub-Division in District West; Jorethang (NTA) and Salghari Revenue Block of Namchi Sub-Divion in District South.

 

SOUTH

9.Barfung(BL) Revenue Blocks : Sada, Phamthang, Brong, Poley, Namlung, Lingdong, Ralong, Deythang, Tinkitam, Sanganath, Rayong, Zurung, Bakkhim, Kewzing, Dalep, Lingzo, Likship, Hingdam, Lamting, Mangbrue, Tingmo, Barfung and Ralong Monastery of Ravong Sub-Division.

 

10.Poklok-Kamrang Revenue Blocks : Damthang, Jaubari, Tingrithang, Mamley, Chisopani, Denchung, Poklok(Polok) ,  Tinik, Dhargaon, Dorop, Shyampani, Sangbung, Assangthang, Sorok, Kamrang, Gom, Chemchey, Pabong(Mamley) , Pajer, Omchu, Chumlok and  Wak of Namchi Sub-Divisiion.

 

11.Namchi-Singhithang Revenue Blocks : Bul, Boomtar, Gumpa-Gurpisey, Saleumbong, Kopchey, Mikkhola, Rong, Palum, Singtam, Maniram, Phalidara, Tinzir, Singhithang and Namchi Forest Block and Namchi (NTA) of Namchi Sub-Division.

 

12. Melli Revenue Blocks : Manpur, Kitam, Kartikey, Sumbuk, Suntaley (Sumbuk) , Longchok, Kamarey, Panchgharey, Turuk, Ramabong, Kerabari, Paiyong(Kerabari) , Suntaley Sadam, Sukrabarey, Sadam, Rabitar, Melli, Mellidara and Majhitar and Melli Forest Blocks of Namchi Sub-Division.

 

13.Namthang-Rateypani Revenue Blocks : Kabrey, Karek, Phong, Chuba, Parbing, Rameng, Nijarmeng, Burul, Rabikhola, Tangji, Bikmat, Rateypani, Passi, Paleytam, Nagi, Maneydara, Turung, Kanamtek, Pamphok, Kateng-Bokrang, Nalam Kolbong, Donok, Mamring and Mamring Forest Block  of Namchi Sub-Division.

 

14.Temi-Namphing Revenue Blocks : Tokal, Gangchung, Aifaltar, Temi, Tarku, Tanak, Doring, Rashyap, Barnyak, Thangsing, Tshalumthang, Namphing, and Tokdey(Reshep),  Temi Tea Estate, Pabong(Gangchung) and Tarku and Temi Forest Blocks of Rabong Sub-Division; and Namphirk, Ben, Diu of Namchi Sub-Division.

 

15.Rangang-Yangang Revenue Blocks : Satam, Rabong, Namphok, Gagyong, Rangang, Yangang, Sangmo, Kolthang, Mangzing, Sripatam and Tokdey(Lingmo), Neh-brum and Rabongla and Lingmo Forest Blocks of Rabong Sub-Division.

 

16 .Tumen-Lingi(BL) Revenue Blocks : Sokpay, Lingi, Kau, Lower Paiyong, Upper Paiyong, Lingmo, Pepthang, of Rabong Sub-Division in District South; Rakdong, Tintek, Kambal, Samdong, Raley-Khese, Tumen, Patuk and  Singbel of Gangtok Sub-Division in District East.

 

EAST

17. Khamdong-Singtam Revenue Blocks : Chadey, Simik, Aritar(Dung-Dung) , Lingzey (Simik) , Dung-Dung, Budang Thangsing, Beng, Khamdong, Sherwani, Sakyong, Chisopani, Rapdang, Namgeythang and Singtam(NTA) of Gangtok Sub Division

 

18.West Pendam(SC) Revenue Blocks :  West Pendam, Central Pendam and Rangpo(NTA) and Rangpo Forest Block of Gangtok Sub-Division.

 

19.Rhenock Revenue Blocks :  Sajong of Gangtok Sub-Division ; Pachak, Kamarey Bhasmey, East Pendam, Dikling, Amba, Tshalumthang, Pacheykhani(Dikling) , Losing, Pacheykhani(Losing) ,  Taza, Tarpin and Rhenak in Pakyong Sub-Division.

 

20.Chujachen Revenue Blocks : Chujachen, Lingtam, Phadamchen, Premlakha, Singaneybas, Subanedara, North Rhegoh, South Rhegoh, Changeylakha, Dholepchen, Sudunglakha, Tarethang, Biring, Mulukey, Aritar and Phadamchen, Rongli and Rhenak Forest Blocks of Rongli Sub-Division.

 

21.Gnathang-Machong(BL) Revenue Blocks : Pachey, Linkey, Parkha, Riwa, Machong, Chochenpheri, Latuk, Gnathang, Kartok, Rolep, Lamaten, Thekabung and Assam Lingjey and Pakyong Forest Blocks of Pakyong Sub-Division.

 

22.Namcheybung Revenue Blocks : Lingzey(Sumen) , Mangthang, Sumen, Lingzey(Assam) , Assam and Singtam Forest Block of Gangtok Sub-Division; Samdur, Yangtam, Aho, Chhota Singtam, Changey Senti(Tsaney) and Namcheybung  of Pakyong Sub-Division.

 

23.Shyari(BL) Revenue Blocks : Chandmari, Rongyek, Tathangchen, Upper Tathagnchen, Nandok, Naitam, Namok, Pam, Bhusuk and Syari of Gangtok Sub-Division.

 

24.Martam-Rumtek (BL) Revenue Blocks : Shyagyong-Rumtek, Rawate-Rumtek, Chinze, Barbing, Lingdum, Tempyak Mendu, Rey, Samlik-Marchak, Namin, Tshalumthang, Nazitam, Martam, Namli, Tumlabung, Byang, Phengyong, Tirkutam, Chuba and Rumtek Forest Block and Sang Forest Block of Gangtok Sub-Division.

 

25.Upper Tadong Revenue Blocks : Tadong and Upper Tadong(CT) of Gangtok Sub-Division.

 

26. Arithang Ward Nos 1,2 and 4 of Gangtok(NTA) and Gangtok Private Estate(Arithang) of Gangtok Sub-Division.

 

27. Gangtok(BL)

Ward Nos. 3,5 to 10 of Gangtok(NTA) of Gangtok Sub-Division.

 

28.Upper Burtuk  Revenue Blocks : Ranka, Sangtong, Upper Sicheygaon, Parbing, Sicheygaon, Gangtok Private Estate, Burtuk ,Luing ,Upper Burtuk of Gangtok Sub-Division.

 

NORTH

29. Kabi Lungchuk(BL) Revenue Blocks : Tangyek, Ramthang, Rongong, Tumlong, Phodong, Chawang, Phamtam, Men-Rongong, Paney-Phensong, Labi, Kabi, Tingda and Kabi Forest Block in Mangan Sub-Division of District North; Lingdok, Nampong, Navey, Shotak, Penlong, Upper Chandmari and Kyongnosla, Pangthang and Gangtok Forest Blocks of Gangtok Sub-Division in District East.

 

30.Djongu(BL) Revenue Blocks : Lum, Sangtok, Gor, Gnon-Samdong, Lingthem , Lingdem, Tingbong, Lingzah-Tolung, Sakyong-Pentong, Salim Pakel, Hee-Gyathang, Barfok, Lingdong, Zimchung, Tingchim, Upper Mangshila, Lower Mangshila, Namok, Sheyam and Upper Dzongu and Phodong Forest Blocks in Mangan Sub-Division; Shipgyer in Chungthang Sub.Division.

 

31.Lachen Mangan(BL) Revenue Blocks : Lachen, Lachung, Chungthang,  Tung, Lachung and Lachen and Chungthang Forest Blocks in Chungthang Sub-Division; Naga-Namgor Singhik, Ringhim, Nampatam, Meyong, Singchit, Pakshep, Kazor, Sentam, Mangan(NTA) and Naga and Mangan Forest Blocks in Mangan Sub-Division.

 

TABLE – B

PARLIAMENTARY  CONSTITUENCY AND ITS EXTENT

Name of Parliamentary Constituency EXTENT OF THE CONSTITUENCY
Sikkim The entire area of the State of Sikkim.

Abbreviations: NTA - Notified Town Area

            CT - Cantonment

                 Sd/                    

(KULDIP SINGH), CHAIRMAN

 

                  Sd/                  

(N. GOPALASWAMI), MEMBER

 

      (Vacant)         

STATE ELECTION COMMISSIONER

By Order

                          (SHANGARA RAM)

                               SECRETARY

 

(T.T.Dorji)IAS

Chief Electoral Officer, Sikkim,Gangtok