Nepal – the country of Mt. Everest and Buddha

Nepal – the country of Mt. Everest and Buddha

Anglo Nepal war (1814-16): Kazi Sardar wrote to Bhimsen Thapa

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on June 9, 2010


The Himalayan Beacon

ANGLO NEPAL WAR (1814-16): Kazi Sardar from Bijayapur writes to the famous commanding General (and Prime Minister) Bhim Sen Thapa that the British forces are advancing on Nagari and will come via Bijayapur (located in the South East corner of Nepal (dated 1815) (The violet writing are Nepalese archive filing notes.)

2 Responses to “Anglo Nepal war (1814-16): Kazi Sardar wrote to Bhimsen Thapa”

  1. Dirgha Raj Prasai said

    The fact says the naked intervention of Indian leader (Congress I)-at 1974-1975

    In 1975, Sikkim’s Prime Minister “appealed” to the Indian Parliament for representation and change of Sikkim’s status to a state of India. In April 1975 the Indian army moved into Sikkim, seizing the capital city of Gangtok, disarming the Palace Guards and putting the Chogyal under house arrest.

    The Denzong Chogyal was the second son of the late illustrious Chogyal Sir Tashi Namgyal, who will always be remembered as Sikkim’s gracious, enlightened and benevolent ruler.
    In 1935 he continued his studies at St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling, and completed his studies at Bishop Cotton School, Simla, in 1941.

    As the Heir Apparent, Gyalsay Palden Thondup Namgyal undertook the Indian Civil Service Training Course at Dehra Dun in 1942 and thereafter returned to Sikkim to look after the administration so that the needs of the people could be taken care of.

    Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal was keenly alive to the needs of the people and as Heir Apparent had exercised direct personal supervision over various departments of the government of Sikkim. He was his father’s adviser on external affairs and led the Sikkim team, which negotiated the Treaty with India in 1949-1950. By contract Sikkim became India’s “protectorate” on 5th December 1950, not unlike Nepal and Bhutan that were forced to sign similar treaties after the British had left the subcontinent. So far the other two Kingdoms could maintain their independence. If Nepal will be able to keep the two greedy neighbors outside the borders should the country be declared a republic, is in doubts.

  2. Kathmandu said

    Good post.

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