Politics The repeal of Article 370 in Kashmir is reverberating in Sikkim Updated : August 28, 2019 08:32 PM IST The regional Sikkimese identity exerts a role in the life and the affairs of the people in Sikkim. The Sikkimese people have shown their intentions for preserving identity by keeping national parties at bay in all elections since 1979. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.