- Sikkim is celebrating its 48th Statehood Day on 16th May. On 16 May, 1975, the erstwhile kingdom became the 22nd state of India.
- The state-level function will be held at Chintan Bhawan in Gangtok in the presence of Governor Laxman Prasad Acharya and Chief Minister PS Tamang.
- The programme will include civilian awards, launch of a multimedia database management system by the IPR department and a public awareness video on mobile village clinics; and release of a book titled Skill Gap Assessment Study of Sikkim by the state skill development department, among other recognitions and initiatives.
- Sikkim’s journey since becoming part of the world’s largest democracy has been remarkable and marked by unprecedented social, economic and cultural development.
Qns : When did Sikkim celebrate its 48th Foundation Day?
(A) 22nd May 2023
(B) 30th May 2023
(C) 9th May 2023
(D) 16th May 2023
Ans : (D) 16th May 2023