In 2008, we took on the enormous responsibility to usher in a democratic system of governance. It gives me great pleasure today to find us all here five years later, at the final session of the first parliament. Continue Reading
Right from the beginning, finding candidates for the Tshogpa post proved a major hurdle in completing the local government establishment.
I love bans. They are the most exciting things in our dull, dreary, middle class life. They lend magic and purpose to our existence. As indeed, I guess, they do to those who impose them. Without bans, I suspect our everyday life would lose much of its charm and playfulness. We will never have enough reasons to break the law. We will never pick up the courage to stand up and say: To hell with you; I am not falling in line.
The Land Bill is up for discussions in the parliament in the coming days. On the 15th of June, His Majesty issued a Kasho to the parliament, reminding them on the importance of the Land Bill. The Kasho reminded the parliament to be mindful that no one is exempt from the land ceiling.
The National Assembly yesterday endorsed the “Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Fund Bill” with all 46 members, excluding the speaker, unanimously voting to adopt it.
The National Assembly had passed the Bill during the eight session of the parliament last winter.