Tuesday, July 30, 2013

What an Eventful Month!


Our historic July month is about to end and here I am closing my blog with just three posts. It saddens me to the core of my heart for not being able to tend to my blog for such a long gap. I really do. 

But what an eventful month it had been.Finally the Election 2013 is gone with the wind and the result are astonishing. Post election is anything but jubilation and lamentation in equal weight. Some say PDP supporters wept for months in 2008, so this time its reasonable to see DPT supporters weeping at least for a week. Bhutanese democracy is unique but the results are bitter. Isn't it?

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Bhutan Elects New Government



In the history of Bhutanese election, 24th March 2008, as we recall, was a memorable day. In our first ever parliamentary election, we observed how DPT stormed into power winning 45 of 47 seats. We all recall how Davids' of the DPT slayed the Goliaths' of PDP then. It was landslide win and someone somewhere called it a Bhutanese intelligent and wisdom. In essence people voted for 'equity and justice'

Friday, July 5, 2013

Trip to Punakha

Although Iam not from Punakha, I have a reason larger than my life to go there. Firstly, its place from where our forefathers like Zhabdrung established our statehood. Secondly, its a place from where the legacy of our beloved monarchs emerged.. Thirdly and perhaps the most important reason, although totally personal, its a place from where my better half hails.Therefore even a slightest thought of being in Punakha used to bring me immense joy.

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