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Know Your NC Candidate (Lhuentse)

Jurme Tenzin 

Age: 36 years

Village: Chakzom

Gewog: Kurtoed 


Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM) from Royal Institute of Management.

Bachelors of Arts (honours) in Economics from Sherubtse College.

Work experience

Worked as an Investigation Officer at Anti-Corruption Commission, and as a travel agent.

Why should the 

people vote for you?

At the end of the day, it should be “we the people” who would benefit from electing the best representative. Considering my wholesome experience, aptitude and attitude for learning, openness to opinions, care for the weak, commitment for my work, and believe in the power of the rule of law. Yes, I do think, people will vote for me.



Kinga Penjor 

Kinga Penjor 

Age: 44 years

Village: Thimyul

Gewog: Gangzur 


B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy and Literature (Dzongkha), Sherubtse College 2002

Work experience

Television documentary film-making, TV Anchor, Reporter

Radio Producer/ Reporter 2002-2003

Bhutan Broadcasting Service, TV Producer/ Anchor 2004-September 2017

Bhutan Broadcasting Service

I resigned as Sr TV Producer and Anchor.

Why should the people vote for you?

Within 15 years of my service in BBS I have traveled every nook and corner of

our country covering various issues for both news and documentary filming. I

have talked enough with people from all walks of life that helped me understand

more about their desires, hopes and aspirations, their satisfactions and

dissatisfactions, their way of living, etc. With this knowledge, my conscience tells

me that I can contribute better by joining as NC member.


Rinzin Rinzin 
Rinzin Rinzin 

Age: 49 years

Village: Goenkar

Gewog: Khoma  


PhD in Literature (2017, India); Master in Business Administration (2015, Australia), Master in Business Management with Public Administration (2016, Australia) and Master of Science in Agriculture (2002, Australia); BSc Agriculture (1997, Philippines)

Work experience

Consultant to the Parliament of Bhutan (2017); Member of National Council (2008-13); Programme Director (2004-13) and Research Programme Officer (1998-2004), Ministry of Agriculture; Lecturer (1997), Natural Resources Training Institute (now CNR); Writer, Poet, Scholar, Educationist.

Why should the people vote for you?

Because I am a polymath (have knowledge/academic qualifications in diverse fields/subjects) as well as vast experience in various professions (public service, legislation, consultancy, writing, lecturing). Besides, I have always served the Tsa Wa Sum with utmost loyalty and dedication without any pride or prejudice. Further, given my added experience, knowledge and maturity, I can serve much better than ever before.

Tempa Dorji 
Tempa Dorji 

Age: 50 years

Village: Changkhala

Gewog: Jaray 


Msc. in Electrical Power Engineering

Work experience

Divisional Manager in Bhutan Power Corporation and Member of  the  Parliament, National Council.

Why should the people vote for you?

Thank you  “the People of Lhuentse” for bestowing me a rare opportunity to be your representative in the National Council for the last five years.

Visited each Gewog,  a minimum of ten times to understand your concerns, issues and  address them through different means.  Please help me in building a strong and resilient community if we want to achieve happiness; a vision of our great Kings.

It is now or never to elect the one who has proven capacity in building bond between the Government and the people. Therefore, let us elect the one who is selfless in his thoughts and acts, wanting to serve the people of Kuri-Dozhi more.


Tenzin Jurmey 
Tenzin Jurmey 

Age: 29 years

Village: Phagidung

Gewog: Menbi 


BBA from Gaeddu College of Business Studies

Work experience

Educated farmer

Why should the people vote for you?

I am young and can better understand issues with our youth. I will strengthen strategic plans and policies to tackle youth related issues.

As I am a farmer, I understand each and every challenge faced by Bhutanese farmers and in our country 60 percent of population are farmers. With that I am sure that they will need someone like me, who have years of experience as a farmer to review plans and policies pertaining to the advancement of agriculture sector.


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