Pawan Kumar Chamling, the Chief Minister of Sikkim has been included in the World Book of Records for being the longest serving Chief Minister of any Indian state by the World Book of Records, London. Chamling was bestowed with the Certificate of Record by the World Book of Records. The visiting delegates from World Book of Records included Dr. Diwaker Sukul, Chairman World Book of Records, London; Kusumakar Sukul from Delhi; Santosh Shukla, President World Book of Records, Mumbai, India; and Vikram Trivedi, Advocate, High Court of Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling expressed his gratitude for receiving this recognition. The visiting delegates lauded the unique feat achieved by Chamling. Dr. Diwaker Sukul, Chairman, World Book of Records, London, complimented Chamling for his record tenure. He said that Chamling is one of the most popular leaders in the country.
The World Book of Records, London, is an England-based organisation that is also associated with Alma Education, India. Alma has been espousing the cause of education and philanthropic activities across the nation and abroad for the last 18 years. Under the distinguished category of WBR London, specific places, temples, forts, natural landscapes, tunnels, individuals and organisations achieved recognition of uniqueness.