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Bhutan PM Dr Lotay Tshering lifting a bunch of fallen twigs and leaves
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Only in Bhutan: This is PM Lotay Tshering getting his hands dirty

In heartwarming pictures that are doing the rounds of social media, the premier of the Himalayan kingdom is himself seen cleaning up an area, presumably after a storm

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Guwahati: We have seen politicians arrive in luxurious cars, and undertake symbolic gestures in the name of cleanliness. But this Prime Minister in the picturesque Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is setting an honest example for others to follow.

In some heartwarming pictures that are now doing the rounds of social media, PM Lotay Tshering is seen getting his hands dirty, quite literally, to ensure that his surroundings are clean. The photos are winning hearts, and rightly so.

In one of the pictures, the PM can be seen lifting a bunch of fallen twigs and branches. In another, he is seen in action down a hillock, presumably after a storm, as many trees and branches are strewn around the area.

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering has often been in the news for his simple and passionate acts
Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering has often been in the news for his simple and passionate acts
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Tshering was accompanied by several others in his pursuit of cleanliness. And this was not the first time that the down-to-earth PM has taught lessons of dignity in labour.

Earlier this year, he was seen cheering for the Bhutanese soccer team from the stands along with the 'masses’, where the Prime Minister’s simple approach of encouraging his team as a normal civilian struck the chord among netizens.

During the match against Guam earlier this year, Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering was seen cheering for the national team from the stands along with the general public
During the match against Guam earlier this year, Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering was seen cheering for the national team from the stands along with the general public
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Tshering has often been in news for his simple and passionate acts. Despite being the PM, he takes back to his life as a doctor on weekends. While he performs his duties as the Prime Minister of Bhutan on weekdays, he is seen attending to his patients dressed in his white coat on Saturdays.

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering (right) is also a doctor. On Saturdays, he sees patients and also does surgery
Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering (right) is also a doctor. On Saturdays, he sees patients and also does surgery
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It may be rightly said that the PM of the Himalayan kingdom is the epitome of simplicity and humility.