Response to Land Bill 2012 gives ‘Kidu’ powers to Cabinet

1. This is a dangerous development as most people involved in the Gyelpozhing land scam were politicians By Pem   2. I don’t buy the idea of conferring land Kidu to Cabinet. First, unconstitutionality of overriding the Royal prerogative. Second, every five years cabinet would change and Bhutan would lose, …

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MP Sonam Kinga clarifies his stand on RTI

A headline story of The Bhutanese published over a week ago read, ‘RTI Bill to die an early death in the National Council.’ Amongst others, it reported that while the bill was supported by some members, it drew criticism from me and one of my colleagues. This upset some readers …

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Response to new track suit rule for schools

I have a 6 year old daughter who needs help to get dressed every morning with her kira while she heads to school. She loves to wear our traditional dress and i am extremely proud of that. I was around 9/10 years old when the policy to wear our traditional …

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