Mr. Tek Nath Rizal, president of Peoples forum for Human rights in Bhutan released a Booklet in Dzongkha that chronicle his brief life history and how Bhutan as a nation is besieged by a corruption. The Booklet was released on 14th May, coinciding the Buddha Purnima, Buddhist’s auspicious day.
In booklet he had paid the respect to First Zhabdrung Nagwang Namgyal, the father of Bhutan for founding the nation as we know now as ‘Bhutan’ and subsequent Monarchs for protecting and preserving our small nation as sovereign country in the world. He had asked people of Bhutan to have immense gratitude to Pt. Jawarlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of India for extending financial assistance to Bhutan socio-economic development and progress. Bhutan is where it is now because of India’s assistance and friendship.
In Book he says corruption was rampant during his tenure as Royal advisory Councilor. He witnessed the embezzlement of developmental aid fund by the members of royal family and council of ministers. The exception being Lyonpo Tamshing Jakar. What he saw was that ministers were both businessman and public servants. Because of this duality of duties, every governmental plan and projects were design to benefits their company or their relatives in business.
He had explain how refugee crisis was created in first place and their continual denial of justice.
He has appeal every Bhutanese citizens to preserve, protect the independence and territorial integrity and sovereignty of country so that it can bequeathed to future generation as it has been handed by earlier generation.