Sikkim Legislative Assembly
Sikkim remained a Protectorate under the British and its status as a Protectorate State under Independent India was affirmed by the India-Sikkim Treaty of 1950. On 8 May 1973, a historic agreement was signed between the Chogyal, the Government of India and the political leaders of Sikkim in acknowledgement of the important role of the people in the affairs of Sikkim.
Government of Sikkim Act, 1974 paved the way for setting up the first ever
responsible government in Sikkim and sought Sikkim’s representation in the
political institutions of India. In
1974, Sikkim became an associate State of India.
By an Act of Parliament titled the Constitution (Thirty-sixth Amendment)
Act, 1975, Sikkim became an integral part of the Indian Union on 26 April 1975.
The Act also provided that 32 members of the Sikkim Assembly, formed
through the election held in 1974, were deemed to be members of the First
Legislative Assembly of Sikkim duly elected under the Constitution of India.
The Sikkim Legislature is unicameral. The life of the Legislative Assembly is five years, unless dissolved earlier. There are 7 Committees in the Assembly.
For further details visit at http://www.sikkimassembly.com