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Pawan Kumar Chamling conferred with first BS Shekhawat award by President

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Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling was conferred with the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Key Notes:

The award was conferred during the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat memorial lecture given by the President.

  • Main aim is to deliver public service and to bring change in the life of people and improve their living conditions.
  • Mukherjee applause Chamlings contribution to Sikkim and said it is emerging as a role model for other states.Pawan Kumar Chamling conferred with first BS Shekhawat award by President
  • Sikkim is called as a fully organic state in India.
  • It contributes around 80,000 million tonnes of organic produce out of total 1.24 million tonnes produced in India.

About Pawan Chambling

  • Pawan was born on 22 September 1950 in Yangang Sikkim India.
  • Political party: Sikkim Democratic Front
  • He is also the longest standing Chief Minister in India having won the legislative assembly elections for 5 terms in a row.

About Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

Shekhawat was the vice-president between 2002 and 2007 and he was a visionary leader who cared for his people.

About Sikkim

  • Capital – Gangtok
  • Governor- ShriniwasDadasahebPatil
  • CM- PawanChamling
  • Official Language- Nepali, English
  • National Park- Khangchendzonga National Park