77Pawan Kumar Chamling



Pawan Kumar Chamling (born 22 September 1950) is a Sikkimese politician and the fifth and incumbent Chief minister of the Indian state of Sikkim. Chamling is the founder president of the Sikkim Democratic Front, which has governed the state for five successive terms since 1994.

Chamling is currently the longest serving Chief Minister for any Indian State after independence. Prior to establishing the Sikkim Democratic Front, Chamling served as Minister for Industries, Information and Public Relations from 1989 to 1992 in the Nar Bahadur Bhandari cabinet.

Personal life

Chamling was born in Yangang, South Sikkim to Ashbahadur Chamling and Asharani Chamling. Chamling is also a Nepali languagewriter and recipient of the Bhanu Puraskar (2010) awarded by Sikkim Sahitya Parishad. He writes under the pen name Pawan Chamling Kiran. Mr. Chamling has 8 children, 4 sons and 4 daughters.


S/o|D/o|W/o: Sh. Ash Bahadur Chamling
Age: 62
Address: Gumpa Ghurpisey, PO. Namchi, South Sikkim

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