Bhutan EC team to lean election process in India

Published on Apr 20 2009 // Main News

Kakarvitta, April 20, 2009: A five-member delegation from Bhutan will visit the Uttar Pradesh state in India to learn democratic electoral process, where elections are scheduled for Lok Sabha. 

Headed by Election Commissioner Chogyal Rigdzin the team will study the case of the Allahabad parliamentary constituency. The team will reach Allahabad on April 21 and stay there till April 24. Allahabad holds polls on April 23. 

India had invited Bhutanese election officials to observe state elections as well before Bhutan held its first parliamentary elections last year. India denies any foreign observer in its polls but invites Bhutanese officials to see polls not as observers but student to learn election system in democracy.