TP MishraJuly 12, 2013 05:14
Commentary: Unresolved refugee issue remains a threat to democratic growth.
A Bhutanese refugee child poses at Timai Refugee Camp in Jhapa district of eastern Nepal on October 13, 2011. Bhutan's refugee problem still persists today, with some 10,000 people still awaiting repatriation. (DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Five years into the democratic process, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan—better known to outsiders as the champion of Gross National Happiness—is now preparing for its second parliamentary elections, scheduled for July 13.