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Tens of thousands line up to vote in Bhutanese polls

FREE AND FAIR:Officials are determined the elections must be fair, with international monitors invited to see all stations and parties banned from plying voters with freebies


An editorial in English-language daily Kuensel, in which the government has a majority share, said: “Many Bhutanese are hurt and angered by the timing [of the subsidy cuts], and feel it is a deliberate move to rock the elections.”

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