The first round of parliamentary elections was held throughout Bhutan on Saturday, September 15, as voters decide which parties will field candidates in the second round of voting which will take place on October 18. Demonstrations and political rallies are to be anticipated in the days and weeks leading up to the vote. An increased security presence is likely at any election-related event.
Individuals in Bhutan are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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