DPT declares three new candidates

With the third parliamentary elections just around the corner, the DrukPhuensumTshogpa (DPT) has introduced three new candidates in Thimphu last week.

The party has declared MigmaDorji, 28, as their candidate from Drukjaygang-Tseza constituency in Dagana.

MigmaDorji, who hails from Balung village, Largyab gewog in Dagana, graduated with bachelors’ degree in electronic and communication engineering from Brindavan College of Engineering, Karnataka in India in 2014.

He also then worked as the head of the technical department of Wamling Pharmaceuticals & Medical Supplies, which is a registered firm with the Department of Medical Supplies and Health Infrastructure, health ministry. He is responsible for the department’s management and company’s sales.

MigmaDorji was also nominated from Balung chiwog (Largyap constituency) for the post of gup, but lost to DhanBdrGurung from Barna chiwog back in 2016.

“His youthful dynamism coupled with enthusiasm to work for the cause of the general public makes him an ideal candidate for the people of his constituency,” describes DPT about the candidate in its Facebook page.

The second candidate to be introduced is 30-year-old Tashi, who will run from Phuentsholing constituency in Chhukha.

A native of Darjaygang village of Phuentsholing gewog, Tashihas a bachelors’ degree in commerce from North Bengal University in India.He also worked as an assistant manager of Hotel Park for a year.

Pema Tashi, 33, is the third candidate, who will contest from Gelephu constituency in Sarpang.

Pema Tashi, who hails from Sershonggewog in Gelephu dungkhag, did his Post Graduate Diploma in National Law from the Royal Institute of Management, Semtokha in 2017. He also has a B.A.LLB (General) Honors from Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College of Law,Calcutta University, Kolkata in Indiain 2016.

Pema Tashi also worked as a Taller Caller (in a call center), Infotech Outsourcing and Solutions in Kolkata, India in 2013. He has also acted in “Aie” Serial, (Mother) that was produced by singer and actress Lhamo Drukpa and ChoneyDema, Executive Producer of Bhutan Broadcasting Service.

Chencho Dema from Thimphu