Birthday of Nar Bahadur Bhandari in Sikkim in 2021

Birthday of Nar Bahadur Bhandari in Sikkim in 2021
Gurudongmar Lake, North Sikkim, India. Image by Madhumita Das

  How long until Birthday of Nar Bahadur Bhandari?
Birthday of Nar Bahadur Bhandari
  Dates of Birthday of Nar Bahadur Bhandari in Sikkim
2021 Tue, Oct 5Regional Holiday
2020 Mon, Oct 5Regional Holiday
2019 Sat, Oct 5Regional Holiday
2018 Fri, Oct 5Regional Holiday
  Summary

Marks the birthday of a former Chief Minister of Sikkim.

When is Birthday of Nar Bahadur Bhandari?

Birthday of Late Nar Bahadur Bhandari (Former Chief Minister of Sikkim) is a regional public holiday in the Indian state of Sikkim on October 5th each year.

About Birthday of Nar Bahadur Bhandari

Nar Bahadur Bhandari was born on October 5th 1940. Bhandari was a chief minister of the state of Sikkim in India and governed the state from 1979 to 1994.

He was the founding leader of the Sikkim Sangram Parishad party. He is best known for his efforts to include the Nepali language in 8th Schedule of the Constitution of India. He was the first Indian chief minister of Gorkha origin.

He also served as the president of Bharatia Nepali Bhasha Parisangh until his death. He is popularly known as the architect of modern Sikkim.

Bhandari died on July 16th 2017 (aged 76) following spinal surgery.

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