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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 of equality and justice, which depend on the competency of the National Council’s members. I am a lawyer and a certified drafter of laws with a vast real life experience in drafting a number of laws. I will advocate or support any legislative proposal benefiting women, business, and elderly people or regarding employment.

I have several years of working experience both in the civil service and corporate sector to fulfill the review function of the National Council. Besides, I will work with the concerned National Assembly members for the socio-economic development of my constituency and provide assistance in overcoming constituency concerns.

 

Jamtsho 

Age: 53 years

Village: Labar

Gewog: Khar

Qualification

B.A in Economics

Work experience

Worked as BoBL branch Manager

Why should the people vote for you?

As part of the legislative body, our main responsibilities are to enact and amend laws and safeguard the country’s security.

I have good work experience and I am also a humble man. People have trust and confidence in me and they know that I will be always helpful in all situations.

Coming from economic background I will prioritise infrastructure development in rural areas like black topping of roads, sufficient drinking water, BHU, delivery of bus transport services to all the gewogs to help the lower income groups of people.

I will also set plans to curb youth unemployment problem in Bhutan.

 

Sangay Wangchuk 

Age: 56 years

Village: Gomtsang

Gewog: Yurung  

Qualification

MSc (IT)

Work experience

Govt. related IT policies and strategies.

International agencies as an IT consultant.

Why should the people vote for you?

Probably I might be one of the oldest candidates contesting for NC from Pemagatshel with maturity and years of experience both in government and international agencies.

One of the pioneers in the introduction and establishment of ICT in the country.

Have the patience to listen to the people.

I can truly represent the people of Pemagatshel in defending their interest and concern in the parliament.

Will work hard to reduce the poverty rate of Pemagatshel through policy reviews and create better everyday lives of Pemagatshelpas.

 

Sherig Dentshog

Age: 35 years

Village: Shumar

Gewog: Shumar  

Qualification

Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology

Work experience

Field Researcher

Research Associate

Why should the people vote for you?

As a field researcher for Shejun Agency in Pemagatshel dzongkhag, I have been in every nook and corner of the dzongkhag.

I am sure I can serve my dzongkhag at the best of my ability.

I am the right person to act as a bridge between the government and the people of Pemagatshel in particular.

Reviewing the policies and creating awareness on the laws are my priorities.

 

Sonam Dhendup 

Age: 36 years

Village: Tshatshi

Gewog: Nanong 

Qualification

B.A, LLB

Work experience

Judiciary

Anti-Corruption Commission

Private lawyer

Why should the people vote for you?

I studied and practised law. To make good laws, one must have relevant educational background since making law itself is a professional services and very technical in nature. I have all these requisite qualification and capacity to derive maximum benefit as a NC member.

Further, as a practising lawyer, I have encountered many shortcomings in existing laws which warrants immediate amendment. There is also need to come up with important new legislation, in particular Right to Jabmi Act for people of Bhutan to help avail justice. To realise that democracy is government of people, I will always meet people to consult and seek their opinion regarding any issues through constant visit in my dzongkhag. Therefore, people should assess key area of my expertise and vote for me.

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