Looking back on Bhutan
By The Editors
16 October 2018
Readings on Bhutan from our archive.
As Bhutanese voters get ready to go to the polls on 18 October 2018 in what will be the young democracy’s third parliamentary elections, we take a look back at our extensive coverage of the Himalayan kingdom over the years.
Read our explainer on the upcoming elections here.
From the archives:
Aletta Andre on Bhutan’s 2013 elections and the struggle of stateless Lhotshampas. (October 2013)
Reena Mohan on the challenges faced by filmamakers in Bhutan. (September 2013)
T P Mishra on resettlement and naturalization for Bhutan’s Lhotshampas. (January 2015)
Dawa Gyelmo on how collection of a fungus known as cordyceps, or ‘fungus gold’, generates both cash and controversy. (February 2016)
A short story from Bhutan by Gopilal Acharya. (September 2016)