The election of the Bhutanese Community of Kentucky, Inc was held in Louisville city of Kentucky State in United States which elected 21 executive committee members.
The result of the election, held in seven different locations where Resettled Bhutanese reside, was formally announced on Saturday amidst a gathering in Village Manor Apartments.
Buddha Mani Dhakal and Tikaram Adhikari are elected as the community’s President and Vice-President respectively. Likewise, Balkrishna Phuyel will serve the community in the capacity of the Secretary while Nirmal Guragai was elected to the position of Treasurer. Accordingly, Gopal Rai became the person to handle Public relation and communication and Leeladhar Ghimire for Cultural affairs.
The committee also allocated seven representatives as area coordinators, assistant secretaries for culture and administration, and three members to coordinate sports, language/education and literary activities.
According to newly elected President Buddha Mani Dhakal, the newly elected committee members took their oath of allegiance on Saturday owing to serve the community in the best interest.
Meanwhile, the program also marked the initiation of literary forum to publish literary creations of community members in a website designed by Tek Nath Dhakal. Mr. Khem Regmi took the initiation to take up literary activities.
Bhutanese Society of Kentucky, Inc has been working to oversee the welfare of community members resettled in the city since 2008.