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Sikkim’s chhaang losing race in fast lane of spirits

The beauty of Sikkim is as heady as its Himalayan landscape and peaks. Equally intoxicating is the highland’s traditional drink – chhaang, fermented usually by women using techniques dating back centuries in Sikkim. But the beverage brewed from either finger millet, barley, or rice is gradually losing both its creators and consumers. What sets chhaang – a […]