Three more parties under registration at EC


As the country awaits to see the second so-called general elections in 2013, three more political parties are reportedly processing their registration at the Election Commission (EC).

A local election poster promoted by the EC

Of the three name of one political parties has not been released yet. Other two parties under the process of registration included the Social Democratic Party and the Druk Mitsher Tshogpa.

Meanwhile, the Commission said it was reviewing the procedures for granting registration to new parties in the country that entertained bi-party system, commonly practiced in the United States and England.

There are even chances that the EC might decide to deny registration to new parties citing various reasons before.

The EC has given a deadline of June 30 for the existing two parties to present their financial status for review and audit, the Kuensel reports Saturday.