Sikkim Travel Forum


Sikkim Travel Forum In pre-historic times, Sikkim was inhabited by 3 tribes viz., Naong, Chang and the Mon. The Lepchas entered Sikkim later and absorbed them completely. They resorted to the practice of electing a leader whose advice & counsil was sought on crucial matters & followed.

The Tibetan migration in early 17th century led the Lepchas to shift their habitats so as to avoid conflict. Meanwhile they struggle among the followers of the "Yellow Hats" & the "Red Hats" in Tibet forced the latter to seek refuge in Sikkim, where they attained the status of aristocracy & gradually dominated the State.

In order to avoid any possible opposition from the Lepchas these immigrants chose one venerable person Phuntsog Namgyal as the temporal & spiritual head of Sikkim. He relocated his capital to Yuksam & estlablished a centralised government..


Sikkim Travel ForumIn pre-historic times, Sikkim was inhabited by 3 tribes viz., Naong, Chang and the Mon. The Lepchas entered Sikkim later and absorbed them completely. They resorted to the practice of electing a leader whose advice & counsil was sought on crucial matters & followed. The Tibetan migration in early 17th century led the Lepchas to shift their habitats so as to avoid conflict.

Meanwhile they struggle among the followers of the "Yellow Hats" & the "Red Hats" in Tibet forced the latter to seek refuge in Sikkim, where they attained the status of aristocracy & gradually dominated the State. In order to avoid any possible opposition from the Lepchas these immigrants chose one venerable person Phuntsog Namgyal as the temporal & spiritual head of Sikkim. He relocated his capital to Yuksam & estlablished a centralised government.

Tensung Namgyal who succeeded his father in 1670 moved his capital to Rabdentse. During the reign of Tashi Namgyal who was throned in 1914, Sikkim underwent a number of reforms. Forced labour was abolished. Gambling was made illegal. Landlords' courts were abolished. Developmental plans were drawn up for which aid from India was secured. Executive & Judicial powers were decentralised. Tashi Namgyal died on 2nd December 1962, & was succeeded by his son Palden Thondup.

He was married to a Tibetan lady Sangey Deki. She died in june 1957 & Palden Thondup got married to Hope Cooke, who gave birth to a daughter Hope Leezum & a son, but neither their marriage nor Kingdom survived a decade. Growing agitation in 1973 against the monarchy led to the administration's collapsed & Indian troops stepped in which was followed by political arm wrestling for power. In 1975 Sikkim was merged to become India's 22nd State.

 




 

Sikkim Map


View Larger Map

 

 

Photo Gallery


go
go
go

 

 

 

Latest Discussion


India Travel Forum

Posted On: 16,May 2018 | Jaipur , India |

The well designed Himanchal Tour Packages by JRD Tours, helps tourist to enjoy the diverse culture and slow paced life of Himanchal Pradesh and also experience the peacefulness of variety of temples, churches and monasteries. Himanchal Tour packages are a fantastic combination of breathtaking scenery and impressive history. Tourist may also enjoy sports such as skiing, trekking, paragliding, and many other outdoor and indoor fun filled activities. JRD Tours, a premier Jaipur Tourism Company, takes utmost pleasure in providing its tourist services to international tourists as well as local tourists. Our package also includes the best hotels and resort for our tourist to stay. We also provide best quality cab services for our clients. For more information: Call Us: +91-9887552550 Email Us: jaipursroyal@gmail.com   [more]

India Travel Forum

Posted On: 15,May 2018 | Delhi , India |

Rajasthan Tours India - Book best Rajasthan tour packages 100 percents money safe Guarantee with Rajasthan Tours to India. Get information about Rajasthan Tour Packages like Family tours, Customized Tour Packages, Cultural Tour Packages, Discount luxury tour packages along with tour details like best places to visit in Rajasthan, Rajasthan tourist attraction and best time visit etc.   [more]

India Travel Forum

Posted On: 15,May 2018 | Kerala , India |

Club Mahindra Munnar resort in Kerala is located amidst beaituful scenic beauty. Design of this Munnar resort is inspired by Indo-British architecture with 112 spacious apartments, suites and cottages scattered on the undulating land. One can also enjoy Svaastha Spa located on the ground floor near the reception, it is a perfect place for rejuvenation and relaxation. Also there are lots of fun filled holiday activities going on in and around the resort in which you and your family can indulge in. Read Club Mahindra reviews of Munnar resort to get a glimpse of how our members are enjoying their holidays with family.   [more]

India Travel Forum

Posted On: 15,May 2018 | Mumbai , India |

Godrej Alive Mulund Mumbai is a New Project By Godrej Properties Coming Soon. Godrej Mulund project will offer 2 bhk and 3 bhk residential apartment. Godrej properties Mulund New Project Will spread in many acres of the land parcel and will offer all the ultra-modern Amenities to the resident. Godrej Alive Mulund Project will be a high rise residential development and will offer the good amount of open space in the project. New Project will offer a lavish clubhouse, Indoor and outdoor activity area so that resident can enjoy their life with the family and friends in the society. Location of the project will be the biggest USP of the property and it connects all the major area in a short span of time. Mulund as a micro market is having a good demand for residential project and Godrej properties Alive will definitely full fill the dream of many home buyers.   [more]

India Travel Forum

Posted On: 15,May 2018 | Gujarat , India |

Shoutnhike is a Digital Marketing, web design and development and SEO specialist agency. From start-ups to multi-nationals, we provide digital marketing solutions for all. Our technologically formed and creatively designed services aim at building reputed brand images in the virtual world. Our work expertise, proficient knowledge and years of experience have made us the most preferred choice of our happy clients. The only approach that we believe in is result oriented and scalable growth. Our motto is If the profit is not measurable, there is no profit at all. We work with strategies designed and goals fixed prior to the working.   [more]

 

Total 533  All Reviews

 

Best Hotel Deals