“The party president will be a woman as we respect women and emphasize on taking care of our youth,” said a party member of Druk Mitser Tshogpa, Tandin Tshering
According to the spokesperson of the party, they are waiting for the right time to announce the party’s situation as party works are not yet finalized though they are ready with the party charter and ideology.
Meanwhile, Lily Wangchuk said, “The party approached me 11 months back and asked me to be their president a few times but as of now I have not decided anything.” She added that presently she has her own obligations.
Right now the party has not decided anything; it will have to be confirmed by the party executive and on top of that the president needs to win from her constituency, shared one of the party members
He said, “If she is any of the ministerial candidates she has to give up the presidency.”
So far with approximately 150 party members, the party will soon set up four offices around the country in Paro, Haa, Tsirang and Dagana right after the general meeting. The party has established 12 working groups of which 40% are dzongkhag coordinators and 60% gewog coordinators.
Druk Mitser Tshogpa who has two bulls and a farmer as their party logo is now planning to change it based on feedback it received from the public.
“At least four to five of our candidates are women,” said Tandin Tshering. The party’s two main issues are zero youth unemployment and women empowerment.The party has also said that major corruption cases should be solved by the ACC.