DPT also claims to be financially weak

Published on Apr 13 2009 // Main News

Thimphu, April 13, 2009: Amidst news that opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) may extinct due to financial crunch, the ruling party Druk Phuensum Tshokpa (DPT) said it is also struggling to survive financially. 

Despite having won 45 out of 47 National Assembly seats, the leaders during a gathering in capital April 11 claimed the party does not have adequate fund to run office in districts smoothly. 

The membership increase is also not as expected though party had landslide victory in elections. The local party leaders called for additional funds to run their offices, even asking the Member of Parliament to support run party offices in their districts.