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GANGTOK-The Palace and the People

August 10, 1968 GANGTOK The Palace and the People RADIO Pakistan reported in its evening news bulletin on July 6 that the Chogyal of Sikkim had asked for a battalion of Sikkimese to be posted on the Sikkim-Tibet border but that this request had been turned down by the Government of India, "This shows that Jndia has no faith in the Sikkimese", concluded Radio Pakistan. Pakistan's interest in this strategic region is well known. Also, the Chogyal's thinking on certain important issues is no longer a secret. So Radio Pakistan's broadcast did not come altogether as a surprise.

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