Chhali Gewog

Chali Gewog
ཆ་གླིང་
Location of Chali Gewog
Country Bhutan
DistrictMongar District
Time zoneUTC+6 (BTT)

Chali Gewog (Dzongkha: ཆ་གླིང་) is a gewog (village block) of Mongar District, Bhutan.[1] In 2002, the gewog contained 263 households and covered an area of 42 square kilometres.

Economy

The principal agricultural products are maize, paddy, barley, buckwheat, oranges and vegetables.

More than 60% of the population have access to piped drinking water supply and 30% of the households have electricity. The gewog has a community school with 258 students but relies on Mongar for most of the facilities.[2] The farmers of Tashipong are dependent upon spring water.

Agricultural production has increased by 8% in Chhali Gewog in 2011. The villagers mainly engage in subsistence farming but vegetable and animal products (such as cheese, butter and eggs) are sold at the market.

Politics

Administratively, Chhali Gewog is a part of the dzongkhag of Mongar District. In November 2007, the people of Chhali elected former General Secretary of the Bhutan Olympic Committee Pema Tenzin as their National Council candidate.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Chiwogs in Monggar" (PDF). Election Commission, Government of Bhutan. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2011-07-28.
  2. ^ "Chhali Gewog" (PDF). Royal Government of Bhutan. Retrieved December 12, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Chali gewog, Monggar nominates NC candidate". Bhutan Broadcasting Service. Archived from the original on June 17, 2011. Retrieved December 12, 2010.

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