Which among the following Himalayan passes can be used for cross border trade between China and India?
1. Nathu La
2. Lipulekh Pass
3. Shipki La
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Lipulekh is a Himalayan pass between Nepal, India and China connecting the North Western Cornered Byash Valley of Nepal and Indian State of Uttarakhand with the old trading town of Taklakot (Purang) in Tibet and belongs to Nepal. This is used by Manasarovar pilgrims.
Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.
Shipki La is a mountain pass and border post on the India-China border. It is located in the kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.


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