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Trongsa yet to nominate its candidates

Three rounds of Dhamngoi Zomdu have been held in Trongsa as of yesterday and no candidature has been declared as yet.

There were no candidates from the thromde and two gewogs of Korphu and Tangsibji. During the Dhamngoi Zomdu for Trongsa Throm, only 20 voters turned up. In Korphu, voter turnout during the zomdu was 80.

Although there were no candidates, turn out for the zomdu was highest in Tangsibji. About 150 voters came for the zomdu.

Election officials said that there are three candidates who have declared their intent to contest the NC elections.

The incumbent council member, Tharchin is the lone candidate from Langthil gewog. The zomdu in the gewog is scheduled for tomorrow.

Tashi Samdrup is the aspiring candidate from Nubi Gewog. He is a private entrepreneur and has served in the forestry sector for about 20 years. Zomdu in Nubi gewogs will take place on March 14 and 15.

Former forestry officer, Gyem Dorji is also the lone aspiring candidate from Drakteng gewog. He also has more than 20 years of experience working in the forestry sector. The zomdu in the gewog will be held on March 12.

Tshering Dorji | Trongsa

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