Melli is a town on the West
Bengal-Sikkim border near the River Teesta.The word Melli in
Nepali means "the place where the dead are cremated". Melli is
one of the few towns in India that lie a Gangtok. Melli is the
main entry point for West and South Sikkim districts.
Kalimpong town lies 20 km away from Melli.