Bhutan: Who's happy here?

For A Democracy on the notion of Gross Domestic Happiness, and if the ones who are really happy are the Wanghchuks.


  • Shambhala

    I laud your wish to represent voices of people. However your consistent direction of traffic towards people who criticize Bhutan show your true intention. Your quest to search for and link to obviously biased and false blogs about my country shows your craven and cowardly nature.

  • Shambhala

    I wish you would follow your own conditions for posting comments, namely: –
    Please treat others with respect.
    Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.


  • Shambhala: If you could point me towards more blogs about Bhutan – I would be glad to link to them.

  • kezang

    a blogger has his or her own position and i think neha would not change on it just by seeing others pressure. hope, neha, you would remain on your stand.

    regarding the blogger,, (who operates????) i don’t have much to say but disregard the way he presents the facts. had they been raised intellectually, the blogger would have received respectful place.

    in a democractic system, everthing has to be talked but in respectful matter. yet i stand by Neha that giving space to a critising person is not a cowardice nature.

    but i say shambala, you cannot always be true by telling others liers. Bhutan government and its rulers lie the world for years. after all, king has now forced to step down paving way for a constitutional monarchy. had he given continuity to the initiation of the third druk gyalpo towards democratising, he would have not been criticised from within and outside the country.

    The problem lying with Bhutanese:
    living within the country: everthing they do is right, the rulers are always right, people cannot question the head of the state

    living outside the country (refugees): rulers are always cruel, dictatorial and whatever the rulers do (even if they are right) are not democratic, always target their criticism at monarchy and not those in government and bureaucracy.

  • democracy lover

    neha so threatened for linking to global voices online.

    here is another bhutan blog i found

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