How Sikkim became India's 22nd state ft. @But Why

How Sikkim became India's 22nd state ft. @But Why

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Till 1975, Sikkim was governed by a monarchy for 333 years before it became India's 22nd state. How did the merger take place?

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Research: Priyanshu Sinha (Twitter/@bol_priyanshu)
Editing: ButWhy
Thumbnail: ButWhy

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Markers
0:00 Introduction
2:13 Sikkim's history
3:45 Post-1947
6:23 Population shift
8:49 Hope Cooke
9:40 Execution of the plan
6:57 Low female employment
8:30 Family variation
13:06 Conclusion

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0. Introduction

https://youtu.be/-AEhw3zcJzM
https://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/how-satyajit-rays-sikkim-documentary-became-a-victim-of-state-sponsored-censorship-4322651.html
https://www.amazon.com/Smash-Grab-Annexation-Sunanda-Datta-Ray/dp/9383260386

1. Sikkim’s history
https://fiftytwo.in/story/kingdom/
https://indianexpress.com/article/research/sikkims-history-from-buffer-state-for-british-to-a-referendum-in-favour-of-india-4741222/
https://www.ide.go.jp/library/English/Publish/Download/Jrp/pdf/133_10.pdf
https://asiatimes.com/2018/05/why-the-british-never-colonized-nepal/
https://www.indiatoday.in/world/story/return-uttarakhand-and-sikkim-to-nepal-demands-ngo-starts-signature-campaign-1429979-2019-01-13
http://countrystudies.us/nepal/11.htm

2. Post-independence
https://frontline.thehindu.com/books/article26375946.ece
http://sikkimarchives.gov.in/archive-32/#prettyPhoto[pp_gal]/9/
https://archive.org/details/gov.archives.arc.1633560
https://indianexpress.com/article/research/sikkims-history-from-buffer-state-for-british-to-a-referendum-in-favour-of-india-4741222/

3. Population shift
https://www.himalmag.com/lhotshampa-madhesi-nepamul-the-deprived-of-bhutan-nepal-and-india/
https://www.ide.go.jp/library/English/Publish/Download/Jrp/pdf/133_10.pdf
https://fiftytwo.in/story/kingdom/

4. Post-Nehru, Hope Cook, and Plan execution
https://fiftytwo.in/story/kingdom/
https://www.nytimes.com/1981/03/08/books/the-fairy-tale-that-turned-nightmare.html
https://www.loc.gov/item/2011646394/
https://www.loc.gov/resource/ppmsca.30180/
https://www.loc.gov/resource/g7821f.ct002819/?r=0.266,0.224,0.801,0.488,0https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1973/04/10/79848495.html?pageNumber=11
https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1973/04/07/97124885.html?pageNumber=1
https://sikkim.gov.in/department/departmentmenudetails?url=Menu%3Dsikkim-legislative-assembly%2Fsikkim-legislative-assembly
https://www.india.gov.in/my-government/constitution-india/amendments/constitution-india-thirty-sixth-amendment-act-1975
https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1975/04/16/76349156.html?pageNumber=3

5. Conclusion
https://www.elginhotels.com/elgin-celebrity-wangchuk-tenzing-namgyal/
https://www.nytimes.com/1982/01/30/obituaries/palden-thondup-namgyal-deposed-sikkim-king-dies.html
https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1982/01/30/194850.html
https://youtu.be/MOKLBrPTj6s
https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/sikkim-to-become-first-state-to-introduce-universal-basic-income-1427662-2019-01-10
https://www.newindianexpress.com/business/2020/mar/02/sikkim-tops-north-east-states-in-per-capita-income-assam-second-last-2111100.html
https://www.eastmojo.com/sikkim/2019/09/19/sikkimese-women-and-the-denials/
https://frontline.thehindu.com/books/article26375946.ece