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Bhutanese Elections

April 15th 2008
Bhutan has now transitioned from an absolute monarchy to a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarchy… at least in theory and by all intents and purposes. However… Since ascending the throne in 1972 the 4th King, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, has moved Bhutan ever closer to open elections and a full implementation of democracy with a constitution. Though the institution of the King st ... read more
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Bhutanese Flag In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed wher... ... read more
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