The social media is impressed by Bhutan’s king Jigme Wangchuck after a picture of him chopping onions and chillies for the students of a community school in Mongar, Eastern Bhutan, surfaced on Twitter.
King of Bhutan, chopping onions and chilli to prepare a meal for the Community School in Mongar by himself. pic.twitter.com/t2RRgyy1Ie
— Harsh Goenka (@hvgoenka) 19 May 2016
@hvgoenka he is the most beloved King in Bhutan. So much so that people don’t want democracy and want Royalty 🙏🏻🙏🏻
— स्वाति आयली !!! (@swatrisha) 19 May 2016
@hvgoenka If he’s the King of Bhutan, we can imagine the state of beggars there!
— Arun Jai-Italy (@DDCAarunjaitley) 21 May 2016
— TOUSIF JAMAN (@tousifj90) 21 May 2016
@hvgoenka wonderful Bhutan have a king like that, blessed the king :)
— Gina (@paradise_reeves) 21 May 2016
@hvgoenka absolutely love such humility in leaders.. v inspiring..
— Kala Vijayraghavan (@Kala_ET) 20 May 2016
This down-to-earth act of its monarch is being hailed as one of the reasons behind Bhutan’s consistent standing as the happiest country in all surveys and charts. This act is only one of many as, previously, Wangchuk planted 1,08,000 in honour of his son’s birth. Wangchuk is also known as the Dragon king and the people’s king. He has travelled extensively all over Bhutan on foot and bicycle to interact with his subjects .