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Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck met with students and teachers of Dagana higher secondary school yesterday. Her Majesty is on a high-level advocacy tour programme of Dagana, Tsirang, and Sarpang. The advocacy programme covers public health issues like safe motherhood, adult and adolescent reproductive health, substance abuse, STD/HIV/AIDS and …

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Husband and wife elected as gups

LG: Much before the commencement of the local government election, Pema Wangmo Tamang, 30 and Passang Thingh Tamang, 35, often joked about what would happen if both were elected.

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Sipsu’s first woman tshogpa

LG: Sarita Chhetri, 28, overcame six opponents on September 27 to become the first woman tshogpa in Sipsu gewog, Samtse. No woman had ever contested for the tshogpa post in the past.

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A lesson for us all

Three days after the second local government elections, we are yet to get the final or the real results of what the election commission said was a “historic” achievement.

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