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Mr. Chezung Lachungpa, IFS
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Obituary - Mr. Chezung Lachungpa, IFS
Hailing from the Lachung village in a remote corner of North Sikkim, Mr. Chezung Lachungpa, IFS was a true conservationist. His knowledge of the local biodiversity hardly had parallels, having come through his many years of experience in the field and his passion for conservation. Read more...
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Mr. Lakpa Tenzing
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Obituary - Mr. Lakpa Tenzing
A simple person, with his wide smile being his best asset and always having the will to help others, Lakpa Tenzing was an extraordinary soul. Having grown up in a village right next to the Barsey Rhododenderon Sanctuary in West Sikkim district, he knew these forests like the proverbial back of his hands and was at par with any trained botanist in identifying flora. He, in fact, was the first guide to many who surveyed conducted surveys at Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary. He would comfort the sanctuary’s first time researchers and make them at home in the alien surroundings. Read more... 
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