Guwahati: After a Facebook post of a Mizoram police vehicle getting clamped for parking in a restricted zone went viral last year, another image of a Sikkim politician’s car facing the music in a similar manner is doing the rounds on social media.
The incident took place in Tadong area, about 6 km from the Himalayan state’s capital Gangtok, sometime after the state assembly results were announced on May 23.
According to sources, the car belongs to a ruling Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) leader, and is registered in the name of Anand Lama.
Lama happens to be an SKM leader and was also the party’s candidate for the Upper Tadong assembly constituency in the recent elections. Lama, however, lost the seat to Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) candidate Gay Tshering Dhungel.
It is not yet known if a challan was issued to Lama or not, but the fact that his vehicle was clamped is surely a welcome move. Whether it is a politician or a cop, everyone should be treated equally in the eyes of the law and that is what this picture amply shows.
Last year, a similar picture did the rounds on social media. In the image, a police vehicle apparently belonging to the state police was clamped after it was found to be illegally parked in the middle of the road.
The picture went viral with netizens appreciating the police official’s honesty for the action.