DNT and PDP in Punakha

Lingmukha-Toedwang constituency under Punakha saw a high voter turnout of 5,123 voters out of the total of 6,934 registered voters.

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) spokesperson, Tandin Dorji, won after securing a total of 1,985 votes (1,381 EVM + 604), followed by Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) Sonam Wangyel who secured a total of 1,337 votes (1,061 EVM + 276 PB), People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Chimi Dorji secured 1,196 votes (805 EVM + 391 PB) and Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party’s (BKP) Ugyen Tenzin secured 605 votes (482 EVM + 123 PB).

Tandin Dorji said that the support rendered by the people from across the country to DNT has been overwhelming, and the results go on to show that the people are ready for positive change.

He credited the DNT’s pledges and manifesto for their commendable performance nationwide including the party’s mission vision and core objectives.

“Going by the nationwide results, people decided to give DNT a chance, and one of the key messages after the declaration of results is that the importance of health cannot be ruled out in anyway,” said Tandin Dorji. He plans to solicit support from the PDP and BKP voters by focusing on the party’s manifestos and pledges, and requesting them to vote wisely.

Kabisa-Talo constituency under Punakha saw a total turnout of 6,854 voters t out of the 10,015 registered voters for the primary round of election this year.

PDP candidate, Tshering Dorji, won after securing 2,738 (2,073EVM +665 PB) votes, followed by DNT’s Tshencho Wangdi who secured 2,284 votes (1,575 EVM + 709 PB), DPT’s Kinley Wangchuk secured 1,193 votes (832 EVM + 361 PB) and BKP’s Dechen Zangmo secured 639 votes (428 EVM + 211 PB).

With a huge PDP support-base in his constituency, DNT’s Tshencho Wangdi said that he will now be focusing more on his constituency pledges and profile to solicit support from the PDP and BKP voters.

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