Last modified: 2010-04-09 by ian macdonald
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One of the proposed states is Limbuwan. Limbu people live in eastern Nepal on
the border with Sikkim. Their language, Kiranti, is of Tibeto-Burman branch of
Sino-Tibetan family. Limbu means "archer". They number @ 400,000 in Nepal and
live also in Sikkim, Bhutan and West Bengal. The flag of the Federal Limbuwan
State Council is presented above.
Relevant links at:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-787778225312155289 (first image after titles)
Chrystian Kretowicz, 28 April 2008
Horizontally divided blue over white over red, in centre a red 20-pointed sun, with a white ring inside the points.