Rinzin elected to lead DNC-D

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Rinzin Dorji has been elected as new president of the Druk National Congress – Democratic  (DNC-D) to replace its founding president Thinley Penjore. Dorji was leading the party as vice-president following resettlement of Penjore in the United States.

Rinzin Dorji
Rinzin Dorji

A statement issued by the party from Jhapa stated that DNC reshuffled the party’s portfolios, its supporting and affiliated organizations, and also amplified the central committee members with effect from Nov. 15.

The new set-up is that Karma Chhoejay was nominated as vice-president, and Karjay as the party’s general secretary. Similarly, Pema Choeda has been nominated to lead the Druk National Forum for Human Rights (DNFHR), and Rabten as youth general secretary.

The party also said that it also nominated some new faces in its central committee.

“After taking an oath 11 central committee members expressed their commitment to struggle for the political change in the country,” said the party’s statement.

Meanwhile, DNC-D also said it has issued annually renewable membership cards to the 10 new active members.