DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Nation will go to the NC polls in April

Come the 23rd of April and the nation will once again go to polls to elect the second batch of 20 National Council members. The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) announced this on Sunday in its notification where April 23 is the fixed date for the NC’s Poll day and …

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The ECB sends out NC election alerts

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) announced that ‘His Majesty will be pleased to issue the Royal Decree Calling elections to the National Council of the parliament of Bhutan on 9 March’. This Press Release from the ECB is in accordance with the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, …

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Mongar’s new National Council contender

With the strong support from the people of his village and his family members, Tshering Wangchen, 33, is determined to contest for a seat at the National Council from Khalong village in Mongar. He is the third candidate from Mongar to announce his candidature to contest the upcoming National Council …

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