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Prem Singh Tamang

Prem Singh Tamang

Biography

Prem Singh Tamang, better known as PS Golay, is one of the famous leaders and founder of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM). It is important to note that SKM is the largest opposition party in Sikkim, India. In 1990, he was appointed a graduate teacher under the education department in the Government of Sikkim and served until 1993. Due to his active interest in social work and politics, he resigned from government service and started participating in the political activities of SDF. Golay decided to found the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) party, which opposed the SDF party, in 2014 in Soreng, West Sikkim. On 6 September 2014, he officially resigned from all SDF party duties and became the president of the SKM party. During the election of 2014, the party gained ten of 32 seats in the Sikkim State Legislative Assembly under the leadership of Golay. Overall, in the 2014 election, Golay's party shared 42 per cent of total votes in Sikkim.

Personal Life

Full Name Prem Singh Tamang
Date of Birth 05 Feb 1968 (Age 51)
Place of Birth Sikkim
Party name Sikkim Krantikari Morcha
Education Graduate
Profession Social Worker
Father's Name Kalu Singh Tamang
Mother's Name Dhan Maya Tamang
Spouse's Name NA
Spouse's Profession Govt. Employee

Contact

Permanent address H.No.-29/2, Singling Busty, P.O. Singling, P.S. Soreng, WestSikkim-737121
Present address H.No.-29/2, Singling Busty, P.O. Singling, P.S. Soreng, WestSikkim-737121
Contact number 9547877201
Email psgolay@gmail.com

Interesting Facts

On 13 January 2017, he was disqualified from the Sikkim Legislative Assembly after being convicted on 28 December 2016 for misappropriating government funds while with the SDF between 1994 and 1999.

Political Timeline

  • 2017
    He was disqualified from the Sikkim Legislative Assembly after being convicted on 28 December 2016 for misappropriating government funds while with the SDF between 1994 and 1999.
  • 2014
    After a row over Rolu Picnic event, Prem Singh decided to found his own political party. He founded Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) on 4 February 2014 in Soreng, West Sikkim. On 6 September 2014 he officially resigned from SDF.
  • 2014
    In Assembly Elections, Prem Singh Tamang contested from two seats Upper Burtuk and Namthang-Rateypani. He won from Upper Burtuk by defeating D. R. Thapa of SDF but lost from later one against Tilu Gurung of SDF.
  • 2009
    In 2009 Prem Singh was contested from Upper Burtuk and won against Arun Kumar Rai of INC. Soon after the election hje was nominated as the Chairperson of the Industries Department. However, he did not serve as chairperson.
  • 2004
    Prem Singh defeated INC candidate Satish Mohan Pradhan at Chakung constituency. He became Minister for Building and Housing Department (2004 to 2009).
  • 1999
    He again defeated Tika Gurung of SSP and continue as MLA from Chakung. From 1994 to 1999 he was the Minister for Animal Husbandry, Ecclesiastical and Industry Department and from 1999 to 2004 he served as the Minister for Industries and Animal Husbandry.
  • 1994
    He contested assembly election from Chakung and dethroned Tara Mani.
  • 1993
    Prem Singh Tamang resigned from his government service and got fully involved in political activities of SDF. Very soon he was made Vice President of the youth wing.
  • 1991
    Prem Singh Tamang started participating in the political activities of the Sikkim Democratic Front. He joined a party and was became State Youth Convenor.

Early Life

  • 1990
    Tamang was appointed a teacher under the education department in the Government of Sikkim and served until 1993.
Net Worth1.92 CRORE
ASSETS2.33 CRORE
Liabilities40.66 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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