Tag Archives: Parliament

RTI in Bhutan: not the end but the beginning

Sangay Khandu An intent to introduce the RTI Bill along with a draft was submitted to Honorable Thrizin on March 16, 2012 for debate in the 9th session of Parliament and subsequently distributed to all other Honorable Members of the National Council. The Honorable Chairperson then forwarded the draft to the Legislative Committee for comments. …

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What is in the Bill?

 The RTI Bill being introduced by the NC MP, Sangay Khandu, is based mainly on the High Court version of 2007. As per the bill a Bhutanese citizen can go to any government agency and ask for official information, which the agency has to provide within a certain time period …

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A sad day

  If there are those who still doubt the Prime Ministers oratory skills then his 22 minute response on the ‘land scam’ would have erased any doubts. By the end of his reply he had managed to create a hero out of a former Gup (now DPT Vice President) who …

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