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Bhutan Declares January 21 Public holiday

Source: The Bhutan Observer (Thimphu)
Posted: Saturday, December 25, 2010
Most recent follow-up news item: April 26, 2021

Bhutan's Chief Election Commissioner, Dasho Kunzang Wangdi, has announced that the long-delayed local government (LG) elections, and the public holiday associated with them, would be on Friday, January 21, 2011.

Earlier this year (2010-01-21), Commissioner Wangdi, had announced that the local government elections would be postponed "until the fall of 2010".

The 2007 Bhutan Election Bill enshrines the principle of declaring one-off electoral public holidays on the date of any election to the National Parliament or to Local Government (2007-09-01).

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