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Heavy rain cause several roadblocks

The vented crossway in Sarpang that heavy rain damaged (Photo: CB Mongar)

Incessant heavy rain on September 9 night caused about six road blocks across the country. In Sarpang, the rain damaged the vented crossway about two kilometers away from Sarpang. Gelephu’s Department of Roads’ (DoR) chief engineer, CB Mongar said that the crossway collapsed around 7:30 in the morning. “It was …

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Bumthang sees almost 90 percent voter turnout at FB

Voters queue at the postal ballot facilitation booth in Wangduechholing LSS, Bumthang

Campaigns by presidents of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa and People’s Democratic Party in Bumthang have set the election mood in Bumthang. The common forum also ended yesterday in Tang gewog. Chamkhar town development is on the agenda of all four parties and candidates.  As the postal ballot facilitation …

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1,184 vote at facilitation booths in Tsirang

After the facilitation booth close, electoral officials mobolise equipment to train polling and presiding officers at Melanthang in Tsirang

With at least 1,184 voters of the total 1,388 turning up to vote at the two facilitation booths in Tsirang, election officials claim the turnout was good. At the facilitation booth at Mendrelgang Central School, 151 voters cast their ballots while 1,033 voted at Damphu Central School facilitation booth. Damphu …

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78 percent voter turn out in Chukha and Samtse

A lone woman comes to vote on September 9 evening at the Phuentsholing MSS FB

Of the total 12,651 registered facilitation booth voters in Chukha, 9,962 people cast their votes at the four facilitation booths and one mobile booth across Chukha from September 7 to September 9. The dzongkhag recorded a 78.7 percent turnout. Of the total who voted, 5,154 are women and 4,808 men. …

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83.4 percent voter turnout in Pemagatshel

Postal ballot facilitation booths in Pemagatshel that remained open for three days from September 7 to 9 saw a voter turnout of 83.4 percent. The three polling booths saw 2,075 of the total 2,492 registered voters cast their ballots. There were 943 male and 1,132 female voters in all. The …

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