Samdrup Jongkhar

Name Dasho Ugyen Dorji
Designation Candidate
Constituency Dewathang-Gomdar

Ugyen Dorji, who has a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Employee Relations from Monash University in Australia, dreams of restoring Samdrup Jongkhar to its former prominence as an economic hub in Eastern Bhutan.

He seeks to link the rural parts of his constituency with its urban centers, creating markets for products for farmers from his area.

He is also enthusiastic about organic farming and hopes to promote sustainable agricultural practices within his constituency.

A Sherubtse graduate, he worked in the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources before joining the DPT.

Name Dasho Norbu Wangzom
Designation Candidate
Constituency Jomotshangkha-Martshala

Norbu Wangzom is the first woman graduate from her village located in one of Bhutan’s remotest regions.

She graduate with a science degree from Sherubtse College and was elected in 2008 and became a member of Bhutan’s first Parliament.  Married with four children, the 32-year-old has spent most of her past term with the people of her constituency, “listening to their concerns, sharing ideas, and working shoulder to shoulder with them.”

Representing Jomotsangkha-Martshala constituency, her goal is rural prosperity, increased road network, and high value cattle-rearing and high-yield sees.