Sikkim : Former Chief Minister Sanchaman Limboo passes away

The 4th Chief Minister of the state Sanchaman Limboo passed away on November 8th. He served the state from 17th of June 1994 to 12th of December 1994.

The 73-year-old Ex Chief Minister of Sikkim breathed his last at STNM hospital. He was suffering from a long time illness.

Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang said, “I am extremely sad to learn about the untimely demise of Shri Sanchaman Limboo the former Chief Minister of Sikkim. Shri Limboo was the fourth Chief Minister of Sikkim who was very humble, down to earth and a soft-spoken person. I admired his congenial nature and drew inspiration from him.”

“He had a warm and affable personality and made noteworthy contributions toward the development of Sikkim. With his demise, Sikkim has lost not only a perfect gentleman but also a leader of the masses. I extend my heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family, friends, well-wishers and supporters in this moment of grief,” Singh added to his statement.

In a notification issued by the State Government, it has been stated that

Seven days of mourning will be observed from November 9 to 15, read notification issued by the State Government. On the day of his funeral, the state government offices, educational institutions and public undertakings will observe holiday throughout the state, on November 10.