LETTER

letter to editor

Response to ‘Denchi land compensation scam’ P’AVA rates have been used to exploit the people of Bhutan. So it is painful that when it suits the PM and his government they can reward some people with excellent rates of compensation. The people of Changjiji were robbed off their land for …

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Letter to the Editor

Response to “PM and Ministers eligibility for 2013 in doubt due to Gyelpozhing and ECB rules”   Well, it is very sad yet the truth is open now. I personally met a family whose land got taken in the pretext of a government project. It was 5 acres of land …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Response to ‘BPCL clarifies the city bus tender issue, Bidders still unconvinced’   Why don’t the concerned authorities conduct a full scale enquiry into this issue? To me it very much looks like a corruption case where both the PM and MoIC minister are involved. I remember an earlier decree …

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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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