The former Chief Minister of Sikkim, Nar Bahadur Bhandari, 76 has passed away in New Delhi on Sunday. The three times Chief Ministers of state breathed his last in a hospital. Mr. Bhandari who was the founder leader of Sikkim Sangram Parishad had governed Sikkim from 1979 to 1994.
The Chief Minister, Pawan Chamling described Mr. Nar Bahadur Bhandari a worthy son of soil and in his condolence message said the state and the people of Sikkim have lost a great leader.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed grief on the death of former Chief Minister of Sikkim Nar Bahadur Bhandari. In a tweet, Mr Singh said, Nar Bahadur Bhandari was a people’s man and a pragmatic leader.