JANGSEM MONDAY GAINS POPULARITY
Jangsem Monday, an initiative started by a former producer of Bhutan Boardcasting Service, Karma Dendup, to go meatless on Monday is gaining popularity. It has seeped through to the 15 schools, daycare centers, NGOs and few hotels. The initiative already has over 200 members who took the pledge.
To take it to across the country, the initiative already has 15 volunteers as Dzongkhag coordinators who are all teachers. Karma Dendup plans to register Jangsem Monday as a Civil Society Organization. He also plans to have annual vegetarian potlucks and food festivals to promote vegetarianism in the country.