• India-China standoff casts a shadow on Nathu La border trade.
  • While the pandemic stalled business this year, the 200 traders from Sikkim fear LAC tensions may affect their work next year too. 
  • Nathu La is one of the three open trading border posts between India and China; the other two being Shipkila in Himachal Pradesh and Lipulekh (or Lipulech) in Uttarakhand.