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Know Your NC Candidate: Sarpang

Anand Rai Age: 35 years Village: Gakiling Gewog: Gakiling Qualification BA (Hons) History Work experience Educated farmer Why should the people vote for you? I have lived in my village for the past seven years working as an educated farmer. I know the issues that impact the daily lives of …

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Know Your NC Candidate: Samtse

Badri N Bhattarai Age: 59 years Village: Chhusungsa Kha Gewog: Sang-Ngag-Chholing Qualification Masters in Agriculture Development Work experience A civil servant at the specialist level Why should the people vote for you? I aim to achieve results through experience sharing, collective knowledge based approach while developing laws within the purview of …

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Know Your NC Candidate: Samdrupjongkhar

Jigme Wangchuk  Age: 38 years Village: Momring Gewog: Lauri Qualification Bachelors of Education, 2005 Work experience Served as a teacher National Council member from Samdrupjongkhar from 2008 to 2018. Why should the people vote for you? The choice is in the hands of the general public. However, the opportunity they …

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Know Your NC Candidate: Punakha

Dechen Thaiye Dorji Age: 34 years Village: Siluna Gewog: Toepaisa Qualification BA, LLB, Post Graduate Diploma in National Law Work experience Advisor and practicing lawyer. Why should the people vote for you? At the present scenario, there is no dearth of qualified and capable people who are prospective candidates for …

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Know Your NC Candidate: Pemagatshel

Choining Dorji  Age: 47 years Village: Yangmalashing Gewog: Dechenling Qualification B.A, LL.B (Hons), postgraduate diploma in national law, LL.M, postgraduate certificate in corruption studies Work experience Worked with High Court, Royal Civil Service Commission, Anti-Corruption Commission, DHI-INFRA and CDCL Why should the people vote for you? Good laws are the basis …

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Know Your NC Candidate (Mongar)

Chimi Dorji  Age: 32 years Village: Shilling Gewog: Sherimuhung Qualification BSc Computer Science Work experience Shift in-charge for more than 2 years at Ferro Silicon, SJ Worked as sale associate in Dubai for a year. Why should the  people vote for you? I will serve the Tsawa-Sum with utmost loyalty …

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Know Your NC Candidate: Haa

Ngawang Tobgay  Age: 29 years Village: Langpa-Nobgang Gewog: Samar  Qualification Double Bachelors in Arts and Law, BA LLB from India. Post Graduate Diploma in National Law (PGDNL) from Royal Institute of Management in 2017. Work experience Volunteered for mass plantation of trees, paddy cultivation above Tendrelthang, and oral transmission of …

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130 candidates nominated to vie for NC elections

Six are women candidates With the completion of zomdus in all dzongkhags, a total of 130 candidates have been nominated to contest the National Council (NC) election on April 20. A total of about 170 aspiring candidates contested in the zomdus, according to the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB). However, …

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Three candidates nominated for NC seat in Thimphu so far

Some voters who came after 3pm were frustrated that the election officials did not issue them tokens to vote at Thimphu thromde zomdu yesterday

Securing a landslide victory with 811 votes of the 1,946 total votes, Thimphu thromde nominated a 33-year old former private lawyer Tshokey Dorji as a candidate for upcoming National Council election yesterday. An actor and executive director of a private firm, Sonam Penjor, 34 managed to secure 429 votes, and …

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