The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB), in pursuance of Section 202 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2008, hereby notifies the general public that the Thromde Tshogdes of Thimphu, Phuentshogling and Gelegphu will be completing their term of office on 26th February 2021. In the light of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, the ECB is exploring various options to conduct elections in compliance with health safety protocols and guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health.
In preparation towards the Thromde elections under the prevailing situation, the officials from the ECB will be collecting data from the registered voters of Thimphu, Phuentshogling and Gelegphu Thromde Demkhongs. Accordingly, one of the registered voters of a household in the said Thromde Tshogde will be contacted. In keeping with this requirement, the ECB would be grateful if the concerned voter could kindly be prepared to provide the information sought, in order to ensure safe and secure upcoming Thromde elections, 2021.
The Election Commission seeks the understanding, support and full cooperation of all concerned citizens.
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan