Next Lo­cal Govern­ment elec­tions in June

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The Elec­tion Com­mis­sion will be hold­ing the elec­tions to the Phase -2 of the Lo­cal Gov­ern­ments some­time in June : and the Phase -3 in July and fi­nally the Phase -4 some­time in Novem­ber 2016 . The 4 phases of the Se­cond Lo­cal Govern­ment Elec­tion are dif­fer­ing dates of com­plet­ing terns in of­fices.

All the Lo­cal Govern­ment Elec­tions in all the 20 Dzongk­ags will be con­ducted in Phase -2 ex­cept for the elec­tions in 5 Gewogs of Chum­mig in Bumthang , Phuentshogling un­der Chukha Dzongkhag , Goen­shari in Pu­nakha , Sang – Nga – Ch­hol­ing in Samtse and Men­drel­gang in Tsir­ang will be con­ducted in Phase 3 and 5 Gewogs of Bjabch­hog and Doongna in Ch­hukha and Samkhar, Bartsham and Uzorong Gewogs in Trashigang in Phase -4.

The po­ten­tial in­ter­ested can­di­date has been ad­vised to pre­pare the nec­es­sary pa­pers re­quired for the nom­i­na­tion pur­pose and take the Func­tional Lit­er­acy Test to be held in April 2016 in all the 20 Dzongkhags as well as in­den­tify and mo­ti­vate po­ten­tial can­di­dates to pre­pare for con­test­ing the elec­tions.

Thank­ing the vot­ers who has come for­ward to cast their votes the Elec­tion Com­mis­sioner of Bhutan said that the en­tire team of ded­i­cated elec­tion of­fi­cials, se­cu­rity per­son­nel and polling of­fi­cials who had worked tire­lessly with com­mit­ment and en­thu­si­asm is to be ap­pre­ci­ated.

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