Guna Majhi and Devi Ghimire, Melbourne
The executive members of Bhutanese community in Melbourne alias Bhutanese Community in Australia, BCA, on behalf of the resettled Bhutanese in Melbourne organised a meeting here at the Migrant Resource Centre, North-west Belfast Street, Broadmeadows on the chairmanship of Mr. Dhan Prasad Siwakoti, General Secretary of BCA inc. and discussed about the future plan and prospective of development to be achieved in the near future so as to cope with the mainstream Australian community, forming on its part different sub-ordinate committees.
BCA, which is also the first registered community of Bhutanese in Australia, translated Verbally its originally English written constitution into Napali in the motive of availing each member understand the objectives of the community and its constitution. Mr. Dhenu Acharya, a member of the community briefed the constitution amidst the meeting where, focussing to children of the community, it was also brought into light an initiative to run a Nepali –English language class every first Saturday of the month.
Shouldering the responsibility voluntarily, Mrs. Ganga Acharya, Mr. Krishna prd Acharya and Mr. Bishnu Acharya will be helping preserving in their young generation the identity of mother tongue Nepali script and language. Similarly English help classes for the elderly people will be handled by Mr. Som Nath Bhattarai, Mr. Tara Dahal and Mr. Khara Acharya.
In the motive of preserving culture and heritage, a committee of four members was framed to collect and buy the traditional instruments for the community cultural show Where, Mr. Guna Majhi, Mr. Puspa Acharya, Mr. Tara Dahal, and Ms. Rupa Adhikari will have a shared responsibility to work as a cultural committee. For games and sports Mr. Shekhar Acharya, Mr. Prem Siwakoti, Mr. Khagendra Acharya, and Mr. Devi Ghimire were nominated to conduct a communal effort to bring out the best in their field of division in the committee.
The Community which has already succeeded to publish a community newsletter labelled ‘Spectrum’ has also decided to publish a quarterly/trimonthly community newsletter. The articles received through to Mr. Devi Ghimire and Mr. Guna Majhi will be submitted to Mr. Teju Chuwan, The spokesperson of the BCA Inc. for further reading, selection, edition and final publication.
Reportedly with an aspiration to help members of the community to following the busy traffic in Melbourne, the crowded city in Australian state of Victoria, Mr. Khara Acharya briefed about the road safety rules and transportation regulation of the state.
The meeting encoded in their list of sub-ordinate committee the names of Ms. Radhika Luitel, Mr. Dhenu Acharya and Mr. Ganga Adhikari for media communication and community information dissemination.
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