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Know your candidate: Wangduephodrang

Athang-Thedsho

DNT

Kinley Wangchuk

Age: 39

Experience: Worked as enterprise development consultant, and civil servant, radio producer, TV producer. 

Education: Masters in Diplomacy and International study.

Describe yourself in three words.

Sincere, hardworking, and dedicated.

Your priority for the constituency. 

Health is our priority. Specifically road and irrigation.

One aspect you like and dislike in the ongoing election process? 

Like: I like that the process allows me to visit places and meet many people. 

Dislike: Few people take politicians as rich persons and take elections to get vouchers and freebies.

What according to you is the biggest challenge for the country?

I strongly feel our country is being divided because of politics. It has divided a lot in the past decade. To restore peace and harmony in our society is the biggest challenge I see.

Three reasons why people should vote for you.

Being a pragmatic person I walk the talk. 

Having come from a humble background, I feel the pain and suffering of rural people. I know how to serve them well. 

As an enterprise development consultant, I have ideas to serve the youth, women and general entrepreneurs. 

The first thing you will do if you win.

I would thank my well-wishers, supporters, friends, family, and most importantly the electorate who trusted in me. 

Social media, a boon or bane in this election for you?

I see both the positive and negative implications of social media in this election. 

 

DPT

Nim Gyeltshen

Age: 33

Experience: Teacher

Education:  BA Hons

Describe yourself in three words.

I am Patient, Sincere and Devoted.

Your priority for the constituency. 

Construct new farm road.

Improve the existing farm road by providing WBM/GCB surfacing with proper drainage.

Connect direct road from Rubesa to Bjena gewog centre.

Continue and complete Nahi-Chamgang road.

Provide on grid electricity to all households and solar energy to those non-viable pocket households. 

Construct Haetsho-tsam irrigation canal for Gasetshogom and Gasetshowom, Pangza-Yoewa irrigation canal for Rubesa and Pangza -Yoewa irrigation canal for Ula.

Explore markets and support marketing of agriculture and cash crop

Supply electric fencing to all chiwogs.

24-hour supply to every household/maintenance of water tap.

One aspect you like and dislike in the ongoing election process? 

Like: Unwavering help and support from people

Dislike: Creating rumours and spreading false allegations.

What according to you is the biggest challenge for the country?

Youth unemployment.

Country debt.

Rural-urban migration.

Three reasons why people should vote for you.

To bring development and changes in Athang-Thedtsho constituency.

The first thing you will do if you win.

Meet with the constituency people and plan accordingly.

Social media, a boon or bane in this election for you?

Social media is boon for me since it play a very important role.


Nyisho-Sephu

DNT

Wangchuk Namgyel

Age: 56

Experience:   Educational leadership for 27 years.

Education: Masters in History, PGDE.

Describe yourself in three words.

Humble, trustworthy, and output oriented.

Your priority for the constituency. 

Proper road network.

Irrigation.

Agricultural marketing.

Health and education.

One aspect you like and dislike in the ongoing election process? 

Like: Meeting people, understanding and prioritising their needs. 

Dislike: Some middlemen between the candidate and people prevent people from getting first hand/ correct information and mislead them. I feel that affects people in making the correct decision.

What according to you is the biggest challenge for the country?

Access to quality road network and agricultural marketing.

Three reasons why people should vote for you.

I am committed for change. 

I can offer the best choice. 

I am output oriented. 

The first thing you will do if you win.

Improve road network and reduce students’ walking distance especially to primary school.

Social media, a boon or bane in this election for you?

Social media for me has been a boon because we can have a proper network and reach the unreached.

 

DPT

Chimmi Jamtsho

Age: 48

Experience: 21 years in Education and Human Resource.

Education: Masters of Human Resource Management.

Describe yourself in three words.

Honest, compassionate and considerate.

Your priority for the constituency. 

Improvement of roads and drinking water.

One aspect you like and dislike in the ongoing election process? 

Like: Enjoy interacting with people. 

Dislike: Political parties and individuals undermining and backstabbing each other.

What according to you is the biggest challenge for the country?

Unemployment (youth).

Three reasons why people should vote for you.

Will be able to look into the problems faced by my constituents and represent them in the decision making process. I get along with the constituents well and know their conditions.

The first thing you will do if you win.

Consult with the people of the constituency and prioritise developmental activities.

Social media, a boon or bane in this election for you?

Both.

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