Tshering Delma

Adequate and consistent water for all by 2021

The access to improved drinking water has increased to 98.6 percent in 2017 as compared to 84.5 percent in 2005. The access, however, does not mean assurance to safe drinking water as some 2,231 households still depend on unreliable and unimproved drinking water sources, such as unprotected well, spring, rivers, …

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Understanding the swing voters of the South

As the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) gears up to take its position as the ruling government, it is interesting to take note of the significant factors that leads to the formation of the government every five years. Regionally, the southern votes play a major role in deciding the ruling government …

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Four seats in Samtse swept by DNT

Like the other southern dzongkhags, Samtse also voted for change in 2018 as Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won all the four seats in Samtse. Ugyentse-Yoeseltse constituency went to DNT’s Dinesh Kumar Pradhan as he got 5,353 total votes of which 1,343 were postal votes. Combining 543 postal votes and 1,511 …

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DNT makes a clean sweep in Tsirang, Dagana and Sarpang

During the primary round, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) had won all the six constituencies in Dagana, Tsirang and Sarpang. DNT scored a total of 38,811 votes including both Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Postal Ballot (PB) while DPT scored 19,732 total votes. In addition, DNT secured higher votes both in …

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