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DPT campaign heads to the center and the east

The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) campaign this week started from Bumthang where the president met the people of Chumig-Ura constituency on 7th and 8th October. The President said the Constitution mandates the state to provide free education to all children upto the tenth standard and ensure that technical and professional …

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4 important seats on offer in Samtse

Samtse has the highest number of registered voters, at 47,360 voters, after Trashigang, and it is a crucial dzongkhag in deciding the fate of political parties. It is no wonder then that the presidents of the two political parties in the general round are leaving no stones unturned in Samtse. …

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DPT to campaign in the east in the final leg

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) campaign for the general round started from the south where the party president met the people of Dagana, Tsirang, Sarpang and then moved to Wangdue Phodrang in the last one week. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and DPT started their campaigns from the regions where the parties …

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DNT looks to sweep the South

As the Primary Round of Election showed, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) did well in all the six constituencies in the three southern dzongkhags of Dagana, Tsirang and Sarpang. In these three dzongkhags, DNT secured 24,810 total votes from the six constituencies followed by 17,289 votes secured by People’s Democratic Party …

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DPT starts its campaign from the South

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) campaign for the general round started after receiving blessings from the Machhen Lhakhang in Punakha Dzong. The party leader and team then departed on their journey towards Dagana on 24 September, where it held its first campaign meeting. The party leader and representatives met with the …

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DNT makes a clean sweep in Dagana, Tsirang and Sarpang

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has marked its victory in the primary round with 92,722 votes. The party garnered votes from various regions of Bhutan which led to the party’s win. The party dominated votes in the southern region. DNT has won in all the six constituencies in the three southern …

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Bumthang goes for DPT

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) won Bumthang both in terms of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and postal ballot votes. Conquering both EVM and postal ballot, the party president in Choekhar-Tang secured 2540 votes compared to PDP which got 1048, DNT got 921 and and BKP got 237. DPT president Dr. Pema …

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DNT, DPT and PDP win in Samtse

Samtse has four constituencies with the total number registered voters at 47,360. Only 28,568 turned up to vote in the primary round. This makes the voter turnout of 60.3 percent combining both Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Postal Ballots (PB). Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) took two of the four constituencies …

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Students of Dungna CS infected with conjunctivitis

About 40 students of Dungna Central School (DCS) in Chhukha had clinical signs of conjunctivitis since last week. The prevalent of the disease among the school students was confirmed after being reported to the Royal Center for Disease Control (RCDC). Although the outbreak is said to be under control, around …

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Healthy manifestos on health

A component of Gross National Happiness is the affordable and accessible health care to the public. The health sector receives the highest priority in terms of budget so far. Therefore, the most common pledge of the four parties is to enhance traditional medicine system, strengthen human resources and increase the …

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