Nathu La Pass has been one of the three trading border posts between China and India.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar expressed his
deep sorrow and solidarity in a letter
to his Sikkim counterpart Madan Singh Chamling.
Women pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have been in the thick of action the past week, carrying out relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Sikkim from this air base in North Bengal.
West Bengal Chief Minister
Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met her Sikkim counterpart Pawan Kumar
Chamling and offered him all assistance to meet the situation
arising out of Sunday`s quake.
The inauguration of a NSG hub near
Kolkata o Wednesday has been postponed in view of the earthquake
in Sikkim, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said
Life in quake-hit north Bengal is
limping back to normal following restoration of communication
links and power.
Large scale rescue and relief operations in earthquake-affected Sikkim are being hampered by rough weather and major landslides.
Measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, the quake hit Nepal at 6.25 pm, lasting for around two minutes.
There have been a total of 15 earthquakes of significance in India and its neighbourhood in September this year.
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