Gangtok, July 12: In another proud moment for the state, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has been included in the World Book of Records for being the longest serving Chief Minister of any Indian state.
The CM was bestowed with the Certificate of Record by the officials of World Book of Records at the official residence of the CM at Mintokgang.
The visiting delegates from World Book of Records including Dr Diwaker Sukul, Chairman World Book of Records, London, Kusumakar Sukul from Delhi, Santosh Shukla, President World Book of Records, Mumbai and Vikram Trivedi, Advocate in the High Court of Madhya Pradesh called on the CM and bestowed him with the honour.
Officials of the World Book of Records were also accompanied by educationists from Sikkim and other northeastern states.
Chamling expressed his gratitude to the officials from the World Book of Records for the recognition and gesture. He said that he is always driven by an innate passion to serve the people of Sikkim.
The visiting delegates lauded the unique feat achieved by the Chief Minister and expressed great joy in meeting him personally and presenting the honour.
Chairman of World Book of Records Dr Diwaker Sukul complimented the Chief Minister for his record tenure as the Chief Minister of an Indian state and for the relentless service to the people of Sikkim and the country. He said that Chamling is one of the most popular leaders in the country who has had the continued love and support of the people. Sukul also conveyed good wishes sent by Virendra Sharma, Member of British Parliament.
The World Book of Records:
The World Book of Records, London, is an England-based organisation also having its association with Alma Education, India. Alma has been espousing the very cause of education and philanthropic activities across the nation and abroad since the last 18 years.
Source: The Sikkim Reviews