Mr. Y.N Chaulagai’s “Sakchhi”

  • Mr. Y.N Chaulagai

    Mr.Y.N Chaulagai Originally from Bhutan who has been residing in Damak, Jhapa Nepal since he was evicted from the country of origin, has presented his feeling of strong hatred of tyranny . He could not forget his birth place “Bhutan” and remembers through his book named “Sakchhi”. The first few paragraphs of the book are here;                               “साछी” पुस्तक को परिचय

  •  “In what circumstances does a human being become a “Refugee”? What is the true meaning of the word “Refugee”? Under what dire conditions are people ready to leave, in a minutes notice and under duress, the house they were born in; the land their ancestors had spilled their sweats and blood in; their dear motherland; and all their earthly possessions? An investigative report to these very questions is the book “Sakchhi” (“Witness”).
  •  During 1989/90 (Nepali calendar 2047/48), an invisible political earthquake encapsulated Bhutan resulting in thousands of martyrs and hundreds of thousands of refugees. The powerful ruling class tried to eliminate its own population with torture and every other suppression techniques at its disposal. As a result of these political and social tornadoes, innocent Bhutanese citizens, fearing for their lives, sought shelter and security in nearby Nepal. Those very people are Bhutanese refugees.

     Atrocities committed on those refugees, during this period of turmoil, have been depicted in the book. “Sakchhi”, thus, is a story attempting to accurately portray the heinous crimes committed by the Bhutanese government and its henchmen on an innocent people.”

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BRAIN Conducts Cultural Orientation in Colorado

Bhutanese Refugee Association of Intellectual Nova(BRAIN) conducted three(3) hours long Nepali Cultural Orientation to the fifteen American Citizens on 3rd February, 2013.

The programme was fascinated by a typical Nepali cultural dance by school students.According to one of the attendee Mr. Brain Faulkner ,the most interesting part of the programm was the Nepali Food items which was never seen and tested before.

The programme was facilitated by the Chairperson of the organization Mr. Bashu  Khanal, who was resettled in colorado from Beldangi Camp in Nepal on 21st may 2012.

Most of them promised to work with Bhutanese Community in the days to come and help in the way possible as per their capabilities.

The attendees were from different professional backgrounds such as teachers , Engineers, Dentists and so on.