The election process in Bhutan was set into motion as voting at facilitation booths for the general election began from Wednesday.
According to a report in Bhutan Broadcasting Service, the booths will remain open from 9 am to 7 pm over the next two days.
There are 65 facilitation booths spread across the country.
Of the total of 1,34,004 registered postal voters, 1,02,347 have opted for postal ballot facilitation booth voting.
Thimphu alone has about 35,304 voters registered for facilitation booth voting of which 19,877 are female and 15,427 male.
The capital city also has the highest number of facilitation booths at 12.
Notably, the Election Commission of Bhutan is also operating mobile facilitation booths for prison inmates and voters with special needs.
An appeal has been made to all voters to bring their VPICs.
Meanwhile, all election officials have attended refresher courses to ensure that the voting process goes smoothly.
Polling for the general election of the third Parliamentary National Assembly Election in Bhutan will be held on October 18.
As many as 4,38,663 registered voters in the country will decide the fate of the two parties – Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and newcomer Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT).