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Water woes add to DPT promises that lagged behind

Some gewogs under Dagana are still having problems with the rural water supply scheme (RWSS) that were put in place. Many villagers say they feel awkward to come forward and speak about problems they face in their daily lives, and therefore, the issues remained unaddressed. The water supply in Kawathang, …

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PDP manifesto brings everyone on board

From promising unemployment allowance to the youth and old age homes for seniors the PDP presents a Manifesto that pledges to table the Right to Information (RTI) act, do away with Pedestrian Day and start a ‘Meet the People’ initiative The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) sticking true to its slogan …

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DCT promises regional hubs to develop the East

Political parties are all on a campaigning spree, and they must convincingly sell to the electorate to put themselves in good light, for votes are what will determine the results. That way, every party is putting forward what they believe is their own USP (unique selling proposition) to woo village …

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The fourth common forum in Dagana Dzongkhag

Representatives from the four political parties contesting in the primary rounds of National Assembly elections 2013 are going full swing with their campaigns, explaining the party manifestos and ideologies to the voters during the common forum. In Dagana, the common forum started in Karna gewog on May 12, Lagyab gewog …

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DCT flags off campaign from Punakha

The Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT) officially kicked off its campaign from Punakha yesterday. DCT President Lily Wangchhuk said the party decided to kick-start the campaign from Punakha because of the historical significance and symbolism of the dzongkhag. “The first king was crowned in the Puna dewachenpoi phodrang (Punakha Dzong) in …

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People Democratic Party (PDP) youth wing meet together

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) guaranteed 100% employment to the country’s youth if elected to power during its meeting in the Youth Development Fund (YDF) hall, Thimphu on Saturday, May 11. “As youth politics is important just now, in every part of the world, many youth are participating in politics, …

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ECB announces schedule for National Assembly elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) following a royal decree officially issued the schedule of the National Assembly (NA) elections at a press conference on 29 April. The ECB’s Chief Election commissioner, Dasho Kunzang Wangdi shared the details of the event from party registration till the general elections schedule on …

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