Special provision for Sikkim (Art 371F, 36th Amendment Act, 1975)

Special provision for Sikkim (Art 371F, 36th Amendment Act, 1975)

The members of the legislative Assembly of Sikkim shall elect the representative of Sikkim in the House of the People.

Parliament may provide for the number of seats in the Assembly to protect the rights and interests of various sections of the population of Sikkim, which may be filled only by candidates from those sections.

Governor shall have “special responsibility for peace and for an equitable arrangement for ensuring the social and economic advancement of different sections of the population”.

All earlier laws in territories that formed Sikkim shall continue, and any adaptation or modification shall not be questioned in any court.

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