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More EVM votes in Trashigang for DNT during the general election

With the party winning two of the five constituencies in Trashigang on October 18, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) call for change worked to an extent in the dzongkhag. Although the party lost in the remaining three constituencies, the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) votes for the general election show a significant …

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DNT breaks DPT stronghold in Trashigang

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) move to woo voters in the east worked to an extent with the party winning five of the 17 constituencies in the six eastern dzongkhags in the general election on October 18.  The party won in two of the five constituencies in Trashigang, which was considered …

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DNT wins two of the five constituencies in Trashigang

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won two of the five constituencies in Trashigang.   DNT’s Radhi-Sakteng and Thrimshing candidates, Dorji Tshering and Ugyen Dorji, won 3,550 and 2,646 votes respectively in their constituencies, ending DPT’s clean sweep during the primary round.  After trailing by 430 votes in the postal ballot count, …

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Trashigang sees 31 more postal voters

Election officials at the returning officer’s office in Trashigang open envelope A of the postal ballot yesterday

The two political parties would be anticipating a higher postal ballot support in the general elections in Trashigang. Of the total 47,614 registered voters in the dzongkhag, the highest in the country, 19,298 would be voting using the postal ballot facility (conventional and facilitation booths). This is an increase of …

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Trashigang all set for the poll day

Some 371 officials were deployed across the 75 polling stations in Trashigang

With the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) checked and sealed and polling officials and security personnel briefed and deployed, the dzongkhag with the highest number of registered voters in the country (47,614), is set for the poll day tomorrow. Following the two-day refresher’s course, Trashigang dzongkhag has deployed 371 polling officials …

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Know your candidate: Trashigang

Bartsham-Shongphu DNT Tenzin Lekphell Age: 53 Experience: Founder, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Institute of Management Studies, Civil service (17 years), Armed forces (five years).  Education: MSc in Agriculture development, BSc. Describe yourself in three words. Risk-taker, managerial, and organisational. Your priority for the constituency.  Improve cash …

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Trashigang court upholds judgment in BDBL forgery case

Trashigang dzongkhag court on September 28 upheld the Wamrong dungkhag court’s judgment involving a former teller of Bhutan Development Bank Ltd’s (BDBL) Wamrong branch office for forgery and tampering of public records. The court sentenced Karma Choden to three years and six months for forging signatures and misusing clients’ money …

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Candidates start campaigning in Trashigang

After recording the highest number of votes during the primary round of the national assembly elections earlier this month, residents of Trashigang have put themselves in a discreet mode. There is not much hype about the elections and no one is talking about the possible outcomes, at least publicly. Many …

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Delayed PSL loans worry applicants in Trashigang

With the proprietor of Serzang automobile workshop in Trashigang deciding to downsize his workforce by the end of November, 23 mechanics working for the workshop are worried. The proprietor, Tshewang Namgyel, is contemplating on downsizing his workforce given the limited amount of work his firm currently receives. His effort to …

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Gabbar, the food vendor of Trashigang

Students are Gabbar’s main customers

Surrounded by school children, Sonam Wangdi, popularly known as Gabbar, is busy inside his white Maruti-Van in Trashigang. The crude form of food-truck serves some of the best and the only street-food service in Trashigang. Sonam Wangdi started his business in early 2008 in the dzongkhag. The 40-year-old entrepreneur began …

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