Music of Sikkim

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Music of India
A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735.jpg
A Lady Playing the Tanpura, c. 1735 (Rajasthan)
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Traditional

Modern

Media and performance
Music awards
Music festivals
Music media
Nationalistic and patriotic songs
National anthemJana Gana Mana
Regional music

Sikkim is a state of India. It is a center for western-style music in India, and has been since the rise of bands like Orchids and Naren Rasaily's Flickers, beginning in 1968. The band performed at many competitions, occasions and venues. Sikkim is largely Nepali and popular Nepali singers Bejamin Rai, and Sukmit Lepcha are followed. Another popular act is Sikkim's Star (C. B. Gurung, Bhanu Gurung, and Kailash Gurung).

Sikkim is also famous for OldSkoolThrash Metal. Bands like Damage Era and CATW play this music, hiphop and rap music is also popular among the teenagers and the youths. urban inc. bosing are the few names of sikkim music rap industry