Celebrated with a great deal of pomp and grandeur, the Pang Lhabsol Festival in Sikkim is one of its kind. It is popularised by Chakdor Namgyal, the third Chogyal of Sikkim and staged in Gangtok’s former palace compound in front of the Tsuklakhang monastery. Considered to be one of the most popular carnivals in Sikkim, the festival bestows colour and