Wednesday, March 16, 2011

[ZESTCaste] 15 member team to lead Dalit body

15 member team to lead Dalit body

KATHMANDU, March 15: The first national general convention of
Nepal-India Dalit Friendly Association held on Tuesday elected a new
working committee comprising 15 members under the leadership of Om
Prakash BK.

The other elected executive members are: Bishnu Maya Pariyar
(Vice-Chairperson), Chandra Kumar Gadal (General Secretary), Meena
Swornakar (Secretary), Lok Darshan Lamichhane (Joint-Secretary), and
Ramsugav Harijal (Treasurer).

Its members are Shambhu Hajara Paswan, Kailash Man BK, Ram Chandra
Bayalkoti, Jayakumar Pariyar, Surya Bahadur Budhaprithi, Swaraswoti
BK, Harka Maya Bardewa, Goma Sunwar and Swaraswoti Pariyar.

After his election as the new chairman Om Prakash BK expressed
commitment to launch an effective program for the welfare of Dalit
people in Nepal and India.

"Our organisation will fight for caste based discrimination that
around 300 million Dalit people of South Asia are facing," he said.

Published on 2011-03-15 12:13:09

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