The President of newly formed political party 'Sikkim Republican Party' Mr. KB Rai has called 72 hours Sikkim Bandh from 02 to 4th March. He has said that all shops, schools and offices would be closed along with no movement of vehicles in entire State.
KB Rai has demanded resignation of all the Ministers and MLAs as he thinks that they have failed to give equal rights to Nepali Community of Sikkim. He has said that Nepali Community of Sikkim has been placed under discrimination since the days of Namgyal Dynasty. He has said that he has launched the Sikkim Republican Party to secure the future of Nepali Community of Sikkim. To start his revolution, he has called 72 hours Strike from 02 to 4th March for which he has invited all the opposition parties of Sikkim to support Sikkim Bandh.
On the other side, Sikkim Democratic Front is preparing for grand Silver Jubilee celebrations of the party which is scheduled on 3rd and 4th March.