Sikkim Statehood Day 2022
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Sikkim on their Statehood Day, 16 May.
Sikkim Statehood Day
On May 16, 2022, Sikkim officially completed 47 years of becoming a state of India.
Location - northeastern part of the country
Capital - Gangtok
Borders - Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Bhutan, West Bengal and Nepal
Established – as 22nd state of India on 16th May 1975
Ruler - Namgyal dynasty ruled Sikkim until 1975
India’s highest peak and the world’s third highest mountain – Mount Kanchenjunga lies in Sikkim
Rivers - Teesta river and its tributaries such as the Rangit, Lhonak, Talung and Lachung.
Teesta river tributary - Brahmaputra river
Chief Minister - Prem Singh Tamang
Governor - Ganga Prasad
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