Gyalzen Kazi

Gyalzen Kazi [Date of Birth: Unknown. Death: Unknown] - Mountaineer, Pioneer, Kazi [Landowner], Interpreter


Gyalzen Kazi born in Sikkim and an eminent resident of Gangtok was very efficient in English Language and hence an interpreter for numerous British Kanchenjunga Reconnaissance Missions. He was also a man of great insight in Buddhism and respected as a very wise man both by the locals and the Europeans who sought his help both religious and otherwise. Gyalzen Kazi today is however, remembered as the first Mountaineer from Sikkim.

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