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The choice amongst the institutions for assignment, I have picked parliament and my contents will be based on the Parliament of Bhutan. The parliament is an institution of highest level in the country and it is a political one as it involves campaign and make people elect the member through secret ballot and electronic voting machine. The establishment of present parliament is new and our king sacrificed his powers in favour of the crown prince and for the wellbeing of his citizens in comings future and instituted democracy in Bhutan. Bhutan became latest to join democracy from absolute Monarchy in 2008. Bhutan remained sovereign ever since its existence and was under different civil rulers until unified as Bhutan by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 17th Century and later in 1907 the monarchy was established.
Ethnic identity has become a significant source of instability in a state like Bhutan. The main ethnic groups are –Ngalong, Sharchops, and the people of Nepali origin i.e. Lhotshampa. The Nepalese came to Bhutan initially in the early 1900s to collect timber from the forests and thereupon, gradually settled down and took to farming. To accommodate the Nepalese people into the Bhutanese mainstream population, they were first conferred citizenship of Bhutan in 1958, which gave them several rights as par with other communities of Bhutan.
Third Druk Gyalpo plays important role in modernization of the country; among this, the process of democracy is most important part that he has brought changes in the country. The first political reforms taken by the third king was the establishment of National assembly in 1953 creating a representative form of government and Lodroe Tshogdu (Royal Advisory Council) in 1963, which acts as an advisory body to the King and Lhengye Zhungtshog (Council of Minister) in year 1968. Therefore, he brought tremendous changes in political and constitutional reforms to proceed for the democratization. The farsighted King decentralizes power to the people is to mainly lead a country for equal opportunities to all people of our country. With democratization, people have right to elect their government and raise their voice.
It gave the opportunity to the people or citizen of a country to voice their concerns and the higher authority to share their aims and plan with its people. In the first assembly the members including the representatives of the people, monastic and government and they discussed issues ranging from Tibetan immigration to reduction horses in the royal stable (Hasrat, 1980). The peoples representatives were to be elected by indirect method based on population, the monastic representatives were nominated by various monk bodies and officials representatives were nominated by King from among senior civil and judicial servants on functional basis. The establishment of the National Assembly in Bhutan initiated in the country as a system of government based on democratic principles. The power and the function of the National Assembly to enact the laws, approve all senior appointment made by Executive, and discuss and advice all matter of national importance.
1.Introduction: 1.1 Background Bhutan is a small Himalayan country also known as a landlocked country. Third king Jigme Dorji Wangchuck is known as the Father of modernization and introduced First Five Year Plan in 1961 in order to bring development in the country. His majesty the third king also implemented other ideas such as reaching out Bhutan to the world community by joining the United Nations in 1971 and domestic reforms such as the establishment of a National Assembly (Bhutan Majestic Travel, 2015). This process of development leads to different exposure to Bhutan. Many tourists across the country visit Bhutan because of its unique culture and identity.
More than 94,000 students have participated in the program since it was founded in 1968. During this student exchange program ,Students can also meet new friends from different country .Students ' knowledge and understanding of other cultures can be increasing. Besides ,not only (NSE) can
The dramatic landscapes with an enchanting view of the Himalaya allure at least 200000 people annually. Nepal history mentions Bill Tilman was the first trekker who had taken permissions with the King in 1949 and visited Kali Gandaki, Everest, and Helambu area. Maurice Herzog led a French expedition to Annapurna (8091 m) in 1950. Jimmy Roberts had spent a year and trekked to Kali Gandaki in 1965. Boris Lissannivitch met King Tribhuvan, established the Royal hotel with Yak and Yeti Bar in Kathmandu.
While the supreme political authority in Bhutan used to be vested in the monarchy, it is nevertheless the monarchy itself that has taken the important steps to democratize the task of governing the country. The reigns of the first and the second kings consolidated and strengthened the security and sovereignty of Bhutan and introduced a parliamentary democracy. It was the third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck who initiated the process of planned modernization. Bhutan shed centuries of self-imposed isolation and launched itself into the development process. The third king set up the basis for modern governance with the setting up of institutions of different arms of the government.
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