BKP introduces four new candidates

The Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) introduced four new candidates last week for the third parliamentary elections this year.

BKP announced Lhakpa Tamang from Sampheling gewog as its candidate from Phuentsholing constituency in Chhukha. Lhakpa Tamang has a bachelors’ degree in commerce from Royal Thimphu College and comes with three years of working experience in managing and implementing occupational hazard and safety standards.

Dhan Kumar Ghalley has been declared as another candidate, who would represent the party from Tashicholing constituency in Samtse. Dhan Kumar Ghalley, from Pemaling gewog, has 29 years of working experience at managerial levels in the education sector. He also served as the school principal in Haa, Paro, Trashigang and many other Dzongkhags, and holds masters’ degree in education from Archarya University in India.

Dr. Dechen Zam has been declared as BKP’s candidate from Kabji-Talo constituency in Punakha. Dr. Dechen Zam has 29 years of working experience in the education sector. In the past, she headed the English Department at the College of Education and also mentored many students pursuing their masters’ degree. She has a PhD in Education Curriculum Development and a masters’ degree in education both from Australia.

Dorji Wangchuk, a recipient of the European Education Program from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, is meanwhile the fourth candidate of BKP to contest from Khar-Yurung constituency in Pemagatshel. Dorji Wangchuk has a bachelors’ degree in electrical engineering from the College of Science and Technology at Rinchending in Phuentsholing.

Staff Reporter from Thimphu