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The district head withnessing the tsechu chams

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Resource #: 69390 (URL for reference)

  • The gewog head (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Census county division, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Thimphu

Keywords: temple, Tendrel Thang, Thimphu Tshechu


by Dawa Tshering

This man is the head of the block and is called Gup. He was entilted with this scarf by His Majesty the king. Systimatically different positons and rank has got different scarf and as per the responsible he holds.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Tseten Tshering

Photograph Date: 05/Oct/2014

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