Thimphu Dzongda Sets Thimphu On Fire

Lhab Dorji Thimphu Dzongda

Act 1 Scene 1

Thimphu dzongda Lhab Dorji has a plot of land in Thimphu Langjophakha. He wants to build a resort. When he was Trongsa dzongda he built the Raven Crown Resort through one of the earliest FDI. Now without the foreign lady, nor proper official papers for his Langjophakha plot, he is waiting for a divine intervention.

Act 1 Scene 2

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay knows that the people are not taking him seriously. He turns to his close friend Dr. Tashi Wangchuk, the inventor of electric cars.

Act 1 Scene 3

Enter Bhutan Thunder Motors.

Act 2 Scene 1

The government wants to show how clean our air will be after we adopt electric cars. ‘We need a “before” and “after”‘ they stratagize.

Act 2 Scene 2

Enter Lhab Dorji. His is privy to the government’s cries of desperation. “Give me a clean chit for my land in Langjophakha” he offers. ‘And I will make people say that Guru himself prophesied “that the man from Sombaykha will bring a leaf from land afar, and endless prosperity will follow thereafter.”‘

Act 2 Scene 3

On a cold windy evening the Thimphu dzongda sets fire to the shed on his illegal plot in Langjophakha covering Thimphu in smoke within hours. “Gentlemen, this is how Thimphu used to be before electric cars” he says.

Act 2 Scene 4

Enter Nissan Leaf.

The End.

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  1. I know not wat where the truth lies, but bhutanomics always puts a smile on my face

  2. kingdom in the smoke says:

    Perhaps it is time we got our helicopter to at least put out the fire and not let it rage on for days and days.