Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) declared two new candidates on Tuesday.
DPT introduced Sonam Tobgay, 26, from Jamgoen under Bji gewog under Haa as its candidate from Bji–Katso constituency, Haa.
Sonam Tobgay completed Bachelors in Arts in Bhutanese Himalayan studies from College of Language and Culture Studies, Taktse under Trongsa in 2016. He worked as cultural guide for more than year.
Sonam said friends and family influence made him join politics but for him, choosing the right party with great value was the best decision he has made.
The other candidate DPT announced was Changa Dawa, 25, from Lungo under Laya to contest from Khatoed–Laya constituency under Gasa.
Changa has a B.A in Language and Literature studies from College of Language and Culture Studies, Taktse from where he also graduated in 2016. He worked in the private sector for two years.
Changa said he joined DPT due to its ideology and people’s faith in the party.
Tshering from Thimphu