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Politics, sometimes defined as the art and science of government. ... Image File history File links Bhutan_emblem. ... Overview Since 1907 the political organisation of Bhutan has been a monarchy (see List of kings of Bhutan). ...

Bhutanese rulers have styled themselves as Desi Druks (see dual system of government under Ngawang Namgyal), maharajas, and kings. ... Jigme Singye Wangchuck is the fourth and present King of Bhutan. ... Categories: Bhutan ... Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup (May 2005) Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup (born 1953) is Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture in Bhutan. ... Bhutan is an absolute monarchy with no legal political parties. ... Elections in Bhutan gives information on election and election results in Bhutan. ... The Royal High Court of Bhutan is apex court of Bhutan. ... Foreign Relations of Bhutan Bhutanese embassies and consulates abroad Peoples Republic of Bangladesh; in Dhaka, Bangladesh Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; in Hong Kong, the Peoples Republic of China Republic of India; in New Delhi, India Republic of India; in Calcutta, India Confederation of Switzerland; in Geneva, Switzerland...

The Tshogdu (Also Nacional Assembly) is the unicameral legislature of Bhutan. The national assembly has strength of 154, and is composed of locally elected town representatives (105), religious representatives (12), and members nominated by the king (37), all of whom serve a three-year term. Unicameralism is the practice of having only one legislative or parliamentary chamber. ... A legislature is a governmental deliberative assembly with the power to adopt laws. ...

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Summary of the composition of the Bhutan Tshogdu
Parties Seats
Members elected from village constituencies at various dates 105
Appointed members 35
Representatives of Budhist groups 10
members elected at various dates
Total 150
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