Resettled Bhutanese hangs herself to death in Australia(updated)

BREAKING NEWS: Mon Maya Bishwokarma, a Bhutanese refugee resettled in Adelaide in southern Australia committed suicide on Tuesday, the 6th Oct. hanging herself from the ceiling of an empty house near by her apartment,according to our correspondents Devi Ghimire and Guna Majhi in Australia. 29 years old Bishwokarma was resettled from Bhutanese refugee camp,Sanischare, in Nepal on March 18,2009.

Mon Maya BK being received by her case worker at the Adelaide Airport(

Mon Maya BK being received by her case worker at the Adelaide Airport(

With her husband passed away some years ago,Bishwokarma is survived by three sons and a daughter.
She was found dead at around 4 o clock in the evening by her kids when they had been back from their uncles house. Her body has been taken by police for necessary investigation and is expected to be given back to the family on Thursday(Oct. 8). The cause of her sucide is not yet known. However our friend Mohan Subedi from Adelaide says she had been suffering from some sorts of mental problem. She was to begin the counselling classes from Tuesday, so, the Counselors with interpreter had reached her apartment but were stunned to see her tragic end.

Meanwhile, The Bhutanese Community in Australia(BCA) in Adelaide has called an emergency meeting for tomorrow to discuss on this issue.
(We will be updating more as soon as we get details on it)


6 Responses

  1. My name is Mani Kumar Gajmer.At present im in USA Oregon,Portland.Late Mon Maya Ghimire who committed suicide in Australia is my cousin daughter.She was the third daughter of my eldest brother who died 26 yrs ago.I request the people who could share the photos of the deceased.We r very anxious to know her tragic death.If anybody living there in Australia could send all pictures after her death,I would be so grateful to u please.

  2. plz give all detail about the news
    or any other programm like mon maya biswa from which camp so plz
    could u help me to know about the news of bhutaness la.iam reagural reader ho la
    from spokane , WA.

  3. We and I personally from Melbourne,Australia are very much shocked by the untimely demise of Mon Maya Biswokarma,one of the resettled bhutanese in south Australia i.e. in Adelaide and would like to express deep sympathy and heartfelt condolence to her bereaved children and relatives and pray for her departed soul to rest in peace in heaven.let us unite to tackle this situation in the best way that we all can think of.

  4. we are very sad to hear the sudden death of mon maya bk she was helpful and kind person to every one of us or in the society. May god give her soul in peace in the heaven. by vermont bhutanese family

  5. we all the bhutanese in salt lake city,utah are really shocked about the death of Mon maya in australia.we hope to get the details of the tragic death in the later issues.we extend our heartfelt condolence for the departed soul n sympathy for the family members.

  6. we are deeply saddened by the sudden death of MON MAYA BK.I’m proud to have known such a kind,good and helpful person.May god give her eternal rest and may her soul rest in peace in heaven. By Michigan {USA} PARIWAR.

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