English | Dzongkha Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bhutan to elect local leaders tomorrow

Bhutan will go to polls to elect the grassroots leaders, tomorrow. A total of 616 Gup candidates and 654 Mangmi candidates will be contesting in the second Local Government Elections.

Two Gomchens to battle it out for LG elections

Two former Gomchens will battle it out for the post of Radhi Gup in Trashigang, next week. The two candidates are among the eight former Gomchens aspiring to be gups in Trashigang in the second Local Government elections.

DPT’s North Thimphu candidate withdraws

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) North Thimphu candidate, Chencho Nidup has decided not to contest in the upcoming by-election to be held before November, this year.

Postal ballots dispatch begins in Zhemgang’s two gewogs

Following the instructions from the Election Commission of Bhutan, the returning officers of Nangkor and Goshing Gewogs in Zhemgang started dispatching the approved postal ballots since yesterday.

DPT reveals their North Thimphu candidate

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) introduced their candidate for North Thimphu Constituency, today. Chencho Nidup, 30, from Taba in Thimphu will contest against Tshering of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) whom PDP introduced yesterday.

PDP declares North Thimphu candidate

Tshering, 33, is the People’s Democratic Party’s candidate for North Thimphu Constituency. By-election will be held before November this year to fill the vacant post in the Parliament.

Trashigang’s lone female candidate vie for gup’s post

Pema Choki, 37, from Khaling in Trashigang is the lone woman candidate vying for the post of gup.

A trailblazer of the grassroots

He went far away from home in pursuit of education. While Norbudha Tamang, 34, embraced the new world, the world he had left behind was becoming unfamiliar by the day.

Niece defeats uncle to secure nomination

For 26-year-old Karma Dema, the battle was within the family. She had to beat a man of experience, her own 58-year-old uncle to secure the nomination.

Opposition apologises for not being able to retain MP Kinga Tshering

The Opposition, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) says they would like to apologise to the voters for not being able to retain North Thimphu MP, Kinga Tshering.

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