In which year did Sikkim became 22nd state of India?

Sikkim became the 22nd State of India Vide Constitution(36th Amendment) Act 1975.

Who merged Sikkim?

In the early 18th century, the British Empire sought to establish trade routes with Tibet, leading Sikkim to fall under British suzerainty until independence in 1947. Initially, Sikkim remained an independent country, until it merged with India in 1975 after a decisive referendum.

Who is the first CM of Sikkim?

Sikkim Congress led by Kazi Lhendup Dorjee won 31 seats and one seat went in favour of Sikkim National Party. Kazi Lhendup Dorjee was elected leader of the House and became the first Chief Minister of Sikkim.

Which is largest city in Sikkim?

Sikkim’s capital and largest city is Gangtok.

About Sikkim.

General Information
Area 7096 Sq. Kms.
District 4
Sub-division 16
Total Forest Cover 47.34%

Is Bhutan part of India?

The bilateral relations between the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan and the Republic of India have been traditionally close and both countries share a ‘special relationship’, making Bhutan a protected state, but not a protectorate, of India. India remains influential over Bhutan’s foreign policy, defense and commerce.

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