P/ling voters expect farm roads, agro revival and development of extended Thromdes

For the voters of one of the biggest constituencies, Phuentsholing, recent development activities have left them dissatisfied. Phuentsholing constituency, which is comprised of a Thromde and six gewogs, has 10,737 registered voters. Maintenance and up-gradation of farm roads and hospitals, irrigation channels and revival of agriculture in the constituency are top expectations of the voters […]

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DPT confident about winning election

After coming second in the primary round, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) is now confident that they can win the general round of the third parliamentary election on October 18. After completing tour in the central and southern parts of the country, DPT president Pema Gyamtsho said the party is expected to form the government. “The […]

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PDP & BKP votes: game changer for the generals

It has been accepted by the two political parties, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), that the game changer for the general round will be the votes that they will garner from earlier People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) supporters. In the primary round, there was a difference of […]

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Social media turns political battleground

As the general round of the parliamentary elections approaches, social media has become a hotspot for all sorts of political debates including mudslinging and defamatory comments. Whether it is Twitter, Facebook or Wechat, it seems the elections have turned the nation’s focus on parties and underlying issues which are most often blatantly discussed on these […]

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