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A book on democracy in Bhutan launched


Oct 3, 2013

BookonDemocracy.,gifThe Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, today launched the book titled “Democracy in Bhutan: The First Five Years 2008-13”. The book is authored by Gyambo Sithey of Centre for Research Initiatives. He is also the author of “Drukyul Decides: In the minds of Bhutan’s first voter”, published in 2008.

“Democracy in Bhutan: The First Five Years” is an analysis of institutions, events and policies between the year 2008 and 2013.Democracy-In-Bhutan

The 11 chapter book attempts to audit the first five years of democracy by highlighting how significant institutions functioned and also point out the defining trends or issues of the past five years.

In doing so the book attempts to encourage an atmosphere of healthy debate, while practicing traditional values that has kept Bhutan together as a nation.

The research and publication was supported by Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy.

 

 

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