Bhujel Dhan Kumar is a Bhutan-based, former graduate researcher of South Asian Studies at Pondicherry University, India.
The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan adopted democracy quite late. The country, after 100 years of absolute monarchy, was finally declared a constitutional monarchy with its first ever general election held in 2008. In the case of Bhutan democracy came from above. The fourth King is said to have willingly abdicated the throne in favorREAD MORE