Election: The former director of National Library and Archives, Harka B Gurung from Gelephu will contest for the post of Gelephu thrompon.

Harka B Gurung has an honours degree in English from Sherubtse, underwent postgraduate diploma in development administration from Birmingham University in England, and management development programme from Asian Institute of Management from The Philippines.

He worked with the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs as trainee officer, deputy director, and deputy secretary and in dungkhags and dzongkhag as dungpa, dzongrab.

He regards himself fortunate to have been posted at Gelephu twice in similar civil administrator position as Ramjam Gom, and Dungpa.

“I honestly feel I received a lot from Gelephu in terms learning experience, love and affection of the people and I am obliged to give back my best using my rich experience when I have become a senior citizen,” he said.