If someone ask you who is longest Serving Chief Minister of India say its Pawan Chamling straightway. Yes Sikkim Chief Minister, Pawan Chamling is India’s new Chief Minister to serve for a longer term. Chamling completed 25 years as CM of Sikkim continuously. Earlier this record was held by former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu. Jyoti Basu remain uninterrupted CM for 23 years. Pawan Chamling is also founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF).
With his slogan “New Sikkim, Happy Sikkim”, Chamling launched many welfare schemes and programmes for people of state. His policies and commitment to do best for people made him favourite of people for such a long time. He was successfully able to win confidence of people of state.
Supporters of longest serving Indian Chief Minister Pawan Chamling organized a small event to honour their favourite CM. Speaking on the occasion, Pawan remembered and thanks to all of his supporters, public and workers who stand along with him throughout this long journey. He also didn’t forget to remember earlier record holder late Shri Jyoti Basu ji and expressed his happiness about surpassing his term.
Pawan Chamling Political Journey So Far
Born in 22 September 1950 at Yangang in south Sikkim, Pawan Chamling became chief minister for first time in 1994. He is a matriculate. He came into politics at a very young age of 22 years. Just after three years, Pawan became block president of the Youth Congress. He was also elected secretary of the Prajatantra Congress in 1978. Then he was chosen as Yangang gram panchayat president without any objections. Then in 1993 he formed Sikkim Democratic Front Party.
Sikkim northeastern state of India. It shares boundaries with Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. It is also part of the Himalayas.
Famous Places: India’s highest mountain Kangchenjunga (8,586m), glaciers, varieties of wildflowers.
Capitak of Sikkim: Gangtok
Question:- Who is Longest serving Chief Minister in India?
Ans:- Pawan Chamling (Sikkim State)