Bhutanese in Utah forms third organization


Some resettled Bhutanese in Utah declared yet another organization, Bhutanese Inter-Faith Kirat Society of Utah (BIKSU), amidst a cultural event on Jan. 5. This is the third community organization formed by Bhutanese in Salt Lake City.

Artists performing a cultural dance
Artists performing a cultural dance

The society has claimed that it is aimed at preserving culture of resettled Bhutanese and uplifting of young generation.

Ganesh Gurung, who is also the coordinator of the Bhutanese Youth Circle of Utah, has been nominated as its president, Ram Sing Rai as vice president, Hari Subba as general secretary, Chandra Subba as treasurer and Nar Mangar as public relation officer.

“Our motto is to get together for better tomorrow and help youth to recognize their potentialities,” BIKSU general secretary Hari Subba told BNS.

A variety of multicultural performances were presented during the six-hour-long event, where director of the State Refugee Office, Gerald Brown, was present as the chief guest.

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