Skirmishes with the Chinese – Video Coverage from the 1960s

Historic video coverage of tensions and skirmishes with the Chinese, not long after Sikkim had been annexed by India. Documentary footage of the border terrain, and an interview with King Palden Thondup Namgyal. Also, a historic video (1943) of a Mule … Continue reading

Strange Tale from the Border – Dead Soldier Still Lives

This IS a strange tale. In 1968, a soldier disappeared on patrol near Nathula Pass, high above Gangtok. He was revered by his compatriots, who consider that STILL he watches over them. A shrine has been built, and it is … Continue reading