Sikkim’s Temi Tea

The story of Temi Tea begins, not in 1965 when it was established but a few years earlier against a backdrop of political upheaval. In 1951, following the Chinese invasion of Tibet, the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s foremost spiritual and political leader agreed to a peaceful occupation. After an uneasy decade came the revolt in 1959. Fearing for his life, he fled to India where he established an administra

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10 thoughts on “Sikkim’s Temi Tea

  1. Wow !!! Very nice and well-articulated. You have taken me to Temi. A virtual tea tour to Temi tea estate.

  2. Informative. Would like to visit Temi to see their Tea manufacturing and Bamboo Plantation. We at Harendranagar are planning to plant 75 hectares of land with Bamboo species to be used for exotic furniture and housing in future.
    Thank you Aravinda

  3. I was there in 2014 and very glad to feel the new energy that emanates from there now.
    You mention the bamboo unit and for the retired persons there at Temi. How will it be used?
    Very glad to see Mr. Nalin Moda in your first photo.

  4. Like all your other tea writings, this one too hits the spot.
    Enjoyed the read.
    Keep them coming.

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