Seven BJP MLAs have been appointed as advisors of various departments of the state Government as per a notification issued today. State government appointed new 25 Advisors, Seven BJP MLA also gets Advisorship while State BJP President DB Chauhan got advisorship of Forest Department. SKM -BJP forged an alliance before the by poll for three seats where two seats were given to BJP and one seat that CM himself contested from Poklok- Kamrang seat as it was mandatory for CM to re-elected himself as MLA .
All together, the State Government announced 60 appointments. Rohit Gurung has been appointed Advisor to the Chief Minister while Bhanu Bhakta Pradhan has been appointed Officer on Special Duty to the Chief Minister. Four Additional Political Secretaries to the Chief Minister, one in each district, have been appointed.
They are Tshering Wangyal Bhutia in North, Madhu Sudan Sharma in West, Anjeeta Rai in South and Tsher-ing Wangchuk Lepcha in East District. Twenty-nine Chairpersons have also been appointed in various departments and organizations while seven BJP MLAs have been appointed Advisors of various departments of the State Government, 18 Advisors have been appointed in various departments and organizations.
Report by Prakash, Special Correspondent Sikkim