The Origin and Description of The National Flag and National Anthem of The Kingdom of Bhutan

Penjore, Dorji ; Kinga, Sonam

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Abstract

There is no record on the origin and history of the National Flag and National Anthem of the country. However, some of the people who were directly involved in their development are still alive. Dasho Shingkhar Lam, Dasho Sangay Dorji and Aku Tongmi enabling the authors recorded important facts of these two important national symbols. The availability of only a few documents that have not been compiled resulted in many inconsistencies and variations in the descriptions of these important national symbols. For instance, there are many versions of English translations of the National Anthem. Therefore, there was the need for authentic records of descriptions, and accurate translations. This booklet is a small contribution of the Centre of Bhutan Studies to disseminate information on these two national symbols.

Document type: Book
Date: 2002
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 9 March 2009
ISBN: 99936-14-01-7
Faculties / Institutes: Research Organisations / Academies > Centre for Bhutan Studies
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Subjects: Bhutan, Flagge, Nationalhymne
Uncontrolled Keywords: Staatsflagge, Bhutan , National Flag , National Anthem
Subject (classification): Geography and Country Studies
Countries/Regions: Bhutan
Additional Information: Erstveröffentlichung unter: http://www.bhutanstudies.org.bt