SIKKIM THE PARADISE OF INDIA - SHASHANK SINGH 10TH-b PPT presentation on sikkim.
Location of sikkim. Sikkim is a state in the northeastern India. Its borders touches with the Tibetian region of China in the north, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also pretty close to India's Siliguri Corridor near Bangladesh. Sikkim is the least populated and second smallest among the Indian states..
Climate of sikkim. Sikkim's climate ranges from Sub-Tropical in the South to Tundra in the North. Most of the inhabited regions of Sikkim experience a temperate climate, with temperatures exceeding 28°C in summer. The average annual temperature for most of Sikkim is around 18°C; Also, Sikkim is one of the few states in India to receive regular snowfall. The snow line ranges from 6,100 metres in the south to 4,900 metres in the north. The tundra-type region in the north is snowbound for four months every year, and the temperature drops below 0°C almost every night. In North-Western Sikkim, the peaks are frozen year-round; because of the high altitude, temperatures in the mountains can drop to as low as −40°C in winter..
Gangtok the heart of sikkim. Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim and the beauty of this city justify it being one of the prominent cities in the state. Incredibly beautiful, exuberant, and garlanded with clouds all over. Sikkim is blessed with the kind of cultural and historical significance Gangtok adds to the pride of this state. To catch majestic glimpses of mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga, you must land to Gangtok whilst exploring Sikkim. If you are coming to Gangtok in the months of March to Mid-May then you’ll be received with the fragrance of Rhododendrons spread throughout the city. Gangtok is considered as one of the beautiful hill stations in India. This city is a perfect amalgamation of cultural, scenic beauty and modernization. Some famous religious sites, for must visit are Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Do Drul Chorten Rumtek Monastery, etc..
Famous festivals of sikkim. Sikkim's Nepalese majority celebrate all major Hindu festivals, including tihar (Diwali) and dashain ( Dashera ). But still, famous festival which are celebrated by sikkimese are according to their following religions like:- Traditional local festivals, such as maghe sankranti , sakela , chasok tangnam and Bhimsen Puja, are popular. losar , saga dawa , lhabab duechen , drupka teshi and bhumchu are among the Buddhist festivals celebrated in Sikkim. During the Losar (Tibetan New Year), most offices and educational institutions are closed for a week. Sikkimese Muslims celebrate Eid ul-Fitr and Muharram. Christmas has been promoted in Gangtok to attract tourists during the off-season..
FAMOUS CUISINES OF SIKKIM. In Sikkim, Noodle-based dishes such as thukpa , chow mein , thenthuk , fakthu , gyathuk and wonton are common. Momos, some steamed dumplings filled with vegetables, beef or pork and served with soup – are a popular snack in Sikkim too..