Sikkim Democratic Front has condemned the statement of “Sikkim Subject Bachao Samiti” on the Residential Certificate (RC) issue that was published in many newspapers today states a Press Release.
The release has been issued by the Publicity Secretary of the party today. The release states that it is an old policy of these people who pressurize the Government on one issue and when the Government takes stand on the same issue they again oppose it, labeling it as anti social and against the general interest of the people.
The release also states that this kind of act proves that these people are irresponsible and calls such activity as shameful. Further it mentions that Residential Certificate will help in checking influx as the cut- off year for the eligibility to get a RC has been kept as 1975.
This was a decision taken by the Government to help the old settlers of Sikkim live with dignity in Sikkim. It also mentions the similar misleading stand taken by the same people in the year 1997 and says that they were proven wrong that time and this time also they have come up with a baseless agenda just to malign the ruling Government’s image.
The release has also stated that the same people who have come up with this Samiti overnight have been indulging in similar kind of politics many times in the garb of Religious, Social and sometimes as an Environmental Organization. They are trying to mislead the people with their multi faced politics, state the release and also states that the people of Sikkim will not be misled by such people now. It concludes by stating that SDF Government has always worked for the people of Sikkim and hence it condemns the wrong statement given by such overnight organizations like the Sikkim Subject Bachao Samiti.
Courtesy: Sikkim Mail