Overview: Insurgency in Sikkim


ikkim , till date, has not witnessed any insurgency movement. The lone incident of spill over of insurgency from the neighbouring states has been the arrest of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) ‘vice president’ Dhiren Boro alias Bipul Sonowal on 1 January 2003. Boro was arrested along with his wife Pratima Boro, two children and two bodyguards from a partly constructed apartment near the Flourmill area in Gangtok.