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Sikkim MP calls on DoNER minister

Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 13:30 [IST]

Last Update: Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 07:48 [IST]

Sikkim MP calls on DoNER minister

SE Report
GANGTOK: Sikkim Lok Sabha MP Indra Hang Subba called on Union DoNER minister Jitendra Singh in New Delhi today.
During the meeting, the Sikkim MP apprised minister Singh on issues pertaining to Sikkim, one of the eight States in the North East Region. He also submitted a letter requesting him for development of sports infrastructure in Sikkim. Subba also apprised him of a proposed sports complex at Dentam in West Sikkim. The Union minister has assured all possible help to the State of Sikkim, a press release informs.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi