You asked: In which year Sikkim became a part of India?

How did Sikkim become part of India?

India took control of Sikkim in April 1973 as its associate state as the people overthrew the monarchy. On April 9, 1975, the Sikkim Parliament announced the king was deposed and declared Sikkim had become part of India through a referendum.

Who merged India with Sikkim?

Bureaucrats planned to bring the monarchy to an end in 1973 and India in turn, increased its influence. The Chogyal (king who governs with righteousness) Palden Namgyal Thodup was crashed in 1975 and Sikkim merged with India as its 22nd state.

When did Sikkim became the 22nd state of India?

Merger and statehood

India is said to have stationed 20,000–40,000 troops in a country of only 200,000 during the referendum. On 16 May 1975, Sikkim became the 22nd state of the Indian Union, and the monarchy was abolished.

What is the capital of Sikkim?

Was Sikkim a part of Nepal?

With the intervention of the British, the Gorkhas were prevented from turning the whole of Sikkim into a province of Nepal and Sikkim (including the present District of Darjeeling) was retained as a buffer state between Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet.

When did Pondicherry became part of India?

On a de facto basis, the bureaucracy had been united with India’s on 1 November 1954 and the de jure union of French India with the Indian Union took place in the year 1963.

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Colonial History of Pondicherry
Portuguese set up a factory 1523
French rule 1783 – 1793
British rule 1793 – 1815
French rule 1815 – 1954