DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

A citizen-oriented manifesto

The Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT) manifesto covers the grounds in all aspects of people’s daily lives, which on a general  level comprises of individual goals, well-being, and on a broader – national level addresses and pledges to right the fallacies and inequities, be it in the form of policies or …

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PDP launches its campaign in Punakha

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) kicked off its campaign after paying their respects to the Machen of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel at Punakha Dzong, on May 13. After receiving blessings from the sacred Machen, party president Tshering Tobgay and the PDP team headed to the nearby town of Khuruthang. Party supporters …

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DNT launches campaign from Thimphu

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) flagged off its campaign and manifesto at the Centenary Park, Changlimithang in the early hours last Saturday at 5:30 am. In a symbolic gesture of DNT’s commitment and pledge to the people of Bhutan, DNT President Dorji Choden gave the manifesto to an old woman, …

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Party presidents try to best each other

Spectators and party supporters seated at the Royal Thimphu College (RTC) auditorium, and the audience glued on to BBS TV and radio, witnessed the clash of the old and new titans during the first presidential public debate. The audience was treated to rib-tickling wisecracks and one-liners, which created an atmosphere …

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Parties start their campaign engines

After the acceptance of the Letters of Intent (LoI) from the political parties by the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB), four political parties have made it, and are geared up and going full steam with works on the election campaigns for the primary round of the National Assembly (NA) elections …

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