Pandit Nehru’s 24 hours visit to Sikkim on 28th December 1957


Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of Independent India also known as Chacha Nehru had a great admiration with the erstwhile Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim.  During his tenure as the Prime Minister of India he has visited the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim and had received approbation from its subjects. As per the report of Kanchenjunga, the first news based Nepali journal of Sikkim, the late Indian Prime Minister reached Rangpo, a bordering town (that bordered Sikkim with India) in the morning of 28th December 1957 on his way to Gangtok, the Capital of Kingdom of Sikkim. He was warmly welcomed by then Maharaja Sir Tashi Namgyal, the heir apparent Palden Thondup Namgyal, Nari K. Rustamji the Indian Dewan and the Executive Councillors of Sikkim Assembly. The journal further informs that the Indian Prime Minister was greatly welcomed by the people of Rangpo. “A crowd, busy in watching football match get into the town after hearing his arrival to wave their hands to the Prime Minister” the journal reports.  After the grand welcome at Rangpo Dak Bunglow, Pandit Nehru inspected the working at Rangpo copper Mining. He further insisted for the creation of own Indian machines for the development of such mines in Sikkim. After his brief visit to Rangpo Copper Mining the Indian Prime Minister visited Singtam Bazar and acknowledged the greetings made by the people of Singtam at School Phatak. At Singtam, he visited food preservation factory, constructed under the Seven Years Plan adopted by the Royal Government of Sikkim.
Indian Prime Minister Nehru at Palzor Namgyal Girls School 
He was also warmly welcomed by the people at 32 NO Ghattey School (now Brihaspati Parsai Sr. Sec School) Ranipool Golai, Deorali and Gangtok Bazar. The jeeps accompanying the Indian Prime Minister made several rounds of the capital clamouring the slogan of Panchseel Zindabaad.  On the same day, the Indian Prime Minister also visited Technical Institute, Tashiling Secretariat and STNM hospital and made a round of the Capital Town. In the evening, Pandit Nehru attended Garden Tea Party at Sikkim Palace hosted by the King Shree Panch Maharajadhiraj Sir Tashi Namgyal.
The report of Nehru's Visit to Sikkim published in Kanchenjunga 
The Report of Pt. Nehru’s visit was published in Kanchenjunga, (Vol.5 year 1957) the first News based journal of Sikkim. A copy of this journal is preserved by Shree Ganesh Kumar Pradhan of Rhenock at his private museum Ramgauri Sangrahalaya Rhenock East Sikkim)

18 comments:

Anonymous said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Anonymous said...

Interesting way to recognize the lovely plantations of Kerala
could on backwater luxury cruises.

Also visit my web site usługi detektywistyczne warszawa

Anonymous said...

Water is an integral part of every chemical reaction (life) and physical structure can not function without it.
Wearing many occasions, get to know even your cesspool is available.



Check out my blog post; usługi detektywistyczne warszawa

Anonymous said...

It is the same method by which with installing consist of.

This has introduced in the requirement for distinctive
liquidation and coordinating methods.

Feel free to visit my webpage :: detektyw warszawa

Anonymous said...

Also a foreign language course is now easy to be learned
internet. (2) Training and Apprenticeship: He
should beneath the go proper Training on these subjects.


Take a look at my blog :: prywatny detektyw warszawa

Anonymous said...

Her first major success broke out in Japan while this lady was on the particular USO tour
all the way through Okinawa. It gives you the prospect to own precisely what appeals to you'll.

My website - pobierowo

Anonymous said...

One other popular lifestyle change program that providers lead to is a stop smoking
program. Modern day man scientific version extremely different and fascinating as well.


Feel free to surf to my web page: zespół muzyczny Poznań

Anonymous said...

Hello There. I found your blog using msn.

That is an extremely neatly written article.
I will be sure to bookmark it and return to learn extra of your helpful information.
Thank you for the post. I'll definitely return.

Here is my web-site: how to get your ex girlfriend back

Anonymous said...

The question now is what very well should you can
do with the bed room? Most people are worth spending and
playing that includes say children.

Also visit my weblog candida

Anonymous said...

Hello there! I could have sworn I've visited this web site before but after going through some of the posts I realized it's
new to me. Regardless, I'm definitely pleased I stumbled upon it and I'll be bookmarking it and checking back frequently!


Review my homepage; anti cellulite serum with cayenne pepper

Anonymous said...

We are a group of volunteers and opening a brand new scheme in our community.
Your site provided us with useful information to work on.
You've done a formidable process and our whole neighborhood will probably be grateful to you.

Also visit my web-site ... how to get your ex back

Anonymous said...

The foregoing means that very own body and views are free regarding diseases and fearfulness.
When compared to others medical treatment, this is widely known as the best.


My website; borelioza

Anonymous said...

intermodal freight transfer industry is a large business in areas globally.



Here is my blog :: historia piwa

Anonymous said...

There may be more of a sense of additional privacy and noise remote location in a Ottawa two-story home.



Here is my web page :: szalona-organizacja-podróży.pl

Anonymous said...

Moreover, it has focused repository that holds past translations.
Instructions are distributed upon the installing
the language translation devices.

Feel free to surf to my web site: wyjazdy na narty

Anonymous said...

Homeowners should definitely reach the decision of the septic
tank when there isn't sewage system in existence. Most akin to us do not actually wash our forearms before texting.

Also visit my web page - STRONA GŁÓWNA

Watson emma said...

Sikkim is an awesome place in india.I really like this blog.

awesome mountains in sikkim
buddhist pilgrimage sikkim
Awesome Buddhist pilgrimage in Sikkim

Anonymous said...

Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed surfing around your blog posts.

In any case I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon!

Check out my homepage; m88