CONTENTS:- Preface; 1. Sikkim: An Overview; 2. Sikkim: Abode of Snows; 3. History of Sikkim: A Himalayan Kingdom; 4. The Modern State; 5. Profile of Land & People; 6. Socio-cultural Beliefs and Traditions; Sikkim Towards Development;
Sikkim, an erstwhile Himalayan Kingdom, became a State of IndianRepublic in 1975. Bestowed with rich fauna nad flora scenic beauty of great and mighty snow-capped peaks and green forests, rugged to pography, cold yet salubrious climate, Sikkim has had a chequered history.