ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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mainly by the Nepali-speaking population of southern Bhutan (who constitute about 45 per cent of the population) against King Wangchuck's newfangled policy of 'national cultural integration' introduced in 1989. This policy involves the compulsory wearing of distinctive Bhutanese dress of 'gho' and 'kira', the promotion of Dzongkha (the language of the north Bhutanese ruling groups who constitute 20 per tent of the population), and the imposition of 'drik lam namzha

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