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More than Money & Men: Conducting Elections Amongst Eastern Himalayan Glaciers

Lunana is one of the most remote Gewogs in the country with tough geographical terrain and High Mountain passes. It is about 5200 meters above sea level. Lunana Gewog remains cut off from rest of the Dzongkhag for almost six months (starting from the month of December till May). It takes nine days to reach from the Gasa Dzong. When 2013 elections fell during this period of time, deployment of choppers became necessary…read full>>

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