Following the offer of third country resettlement program, even BNS team members had to agree to a dispersed living across the world, within the parameters set by resettling countries. It is perhaps, what we like to call, a ‘choice from a choice-less choice’. As you all do, we are also struggling for both personal and family’s existence in the new setting. Nonetheless, we are truly committed towards devoting our time to safeguarding your right to information through the steady existence of BNS. Of late, we started to fear that we might have to lose emerging writers due to our inability to remunerate their efforts.
From the time of revolt of Pashupati Adhikari to till date, the struggle for human rights and democracy stands long and several hundreds of people sacrificed their life for this cause. Time has come for us to recognize their bravery and sacrifice. In an attempt to let out tragedy live alive, to remember our martyrs and their sacrifices and to educate the world to prevent similar tragedy occurring again, Punya Foundation is finally formally established with a slogan - justice through education and empowerment and it is chaired by Tek Bir Chhetri, a personality who was able to establish himself as a founder and propagator of the Bhutanese refugee education at Maidhar, Jhapa in the initial stage of camp settlements.