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Assam in Australia
We the members of this association have got together to share the rich cultural heritage of Assam and North Eastern Region of India with greater Australian community so that people from Assam and North Eastern region of India become an inclusive part of Australia’s multicultural, multilingual society.
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About us

VISION

Our vision is to share the rich cultural heritage of Assam and North Eastern Region of India with greater Australian community so that people from Assam and North Eastern region of India become an inclusive part of Australia’s multicultural, multilingual society.

MISSION

To advance rich cultural heritage of Assam and North Eastern Region of India and become active member of the broader Australian society.

The Assam Association of Australia NSW is a community organisation for the people of Assamese and North East Indian origin as well as people with an interest in the naturally and culturally rich states of North-eastern India. We aim to do this by:

  1. Helping the younger generation preserve and protect and advance our cultural heritage;
  2. Helping promote our culture to the broader Australian community by organising our events such as Bihu and participating in other events of North East Indian Region;
  3. Helping us, the Assamese and North-East Indian Diaspora, help ourselves;
  4. Helping new migrants and temporary residents from Assam and North East Indian region to network and build friendships to make their process of settling-in much easier
  5. Providing new migrants and students of Assam and North-East Indian Region with information on their entitlements relevant to their temporary and/or permanent status by Holding information session if required
  6. Expand the services that will help settling in process smoother for newly arrived migrants and students of Assam and North-East Indian Region;
  7. Create awareness amongst Assamese and North East Indians about Australian Multiculturalism and respect diversity
  8. Helping serve Assam and North-East Indian Region in their efforts for economic and social advancement.

We value the knowledge, experience and passion of our members and assist in developing the Assam Association of Australia to grow stronger so that we can provide services to the people from Assam and North East Indian Region relevant to their needs

Events

Magh Bihu 2020

Date: Saturday, 18th Jan, 2020

Venue: TBA

Time: 6 PM AEST

Bohag Bihu 2020

Date: Saturday, 18th April 2020

Venue : TBA

Time: 5:15 PM to 11:45 PM

Cultural and Literary Meet 2020

Date: Saturday, 25th July 2020

Venue: TBA

Time: 5 PM onwards

Bonbhuj 2020

Date: 10th Oct 2020

Venue: TBA

Time: 11 AM AEST -6 PM AEST

Bonbhuj 2020

Executive Committee

Executive member – Cultural & Food
President
Secretary
Treasurer
Executive member – Cultural & Food
Executive member – Cultural & Food
Executive member – IT,Publications, Communications & Media
Executive Member – Logistics
Executive member – ACT Coordinator
Executive member – Cultural & Food

Executive member – Cultural & Food

Banani Handique

Banani moved to Sydney, Australia in 2014 accompanied by her husband who is an IT professional. In the following years she has been actively associated with the Assamese Association by creatively exhibiting the cultural aspects of Assam in the form of dance (Bihu, modern dance and semi/classical dance) and other cultural activities. This place has also been home to their 3 year old baby girl, Audrie.Banani has ventured into the entrepreneurial journey as an early childhood educator and runs a daycare for kids. In her free time, she stimulates her artistic spirit by engaging in art and crafts, enjoys cooking for friends and dancing.

President

President

Snigdha Choudhury (Luki)

Snigdha migrated to Australia in 1994 with her husband and two children. She brings in her experience in the community services sector both as a multicultural project officer and an administrator. She has been involved with the Assamese community in Australia and its endeavour to showcase its rich cultural heritage among the wider community. In 1999, she was a part of the small group of people initiating the process to start celebrating Rongali Bihu as a community in Sydney and since then, actively participated in Rongali Bihu celebrations without missing a single year till date. She also has been involved with bringing out Gogona, the Assamese Community Magazine which is published annually on the Rongali Bihu Xondhiya since its inception in 2010. In the same year, she choreographed and danced the first-ever Sattriya Dance (duet) presented in Sydney..

Secretary

Secretary

Pranab Saikia

Since the inception of Assamese Association of Australia (NSW & ACT) Pranab Saikia has been a core member and a contributor to the Assamese society in NSW. Hailing from Guwahati, Pranab, with his wife, set foot in Sydney, Australia 13yrs back to fulfil his dream as an IT professional working for Telstra. Pranab is an ardent lover of music and is a self taught percussionist. Since then the father of 2 beautiful children, residing in Carlingford, saw a dream to create this land a home away from home with the dream of passing the rich Assamese culture to the next generation.

Treasurer

Treasurer

Aditya Shrutikar

Aditya Shrutikar lives in Sydney with his family. Work brought him to Brisbane in 2015 and later he decided to settle in Sydney. Works as an IT professional for an utility company. Aditya is from Guwahati, Assam.

 

Executive member – Cultural & Food

Executive member – Cultural & Food

Dharitri Baruah

After completing education and dance diploma from Kalakshetra foundation Chennai, Dharitri (Leena) pursued her degree in textile designing from Nift Hyderabad . Destiny had different plans, Leena moved to Australia in 2010 after her marriage. Currently working as a dementia day centre Coordinator across Central Coast. Leena has been actively involved in cultural and social activities. She spends her spare time engaging and imparting cultural activities to the local community and organises events involving food , fashion and various celebrations.

Executive member – Cultural & Food

Executive member – Cultural & Food

Indrani Kakoty

Indrani Kakoty re-allocated to Australia from Shillong, Meghalaya in 2008. She lives in Sydney with her husband Seemanto Nath and daughter Preksha. By profession Indrani is a Banker, currently working for Westpac Banking Corporation.She is very passionate about art and culture and especially inclined to music.

Executive member – IT,Publications, Communications & Media

Amitakhya Phukan

Executive Member – Logistics

Executive Member – Logistics

Alok Singh

Born and brought up in Mumbai, Alok met Linzi  as colleagues in Bangalore and subsequently got married in 2014. Since then, as our Assamese “juwai”, he has wholeheartedly embraced Assamese culture. Alok moved to Sydney in 2016 and is currently a Data Architect at SBS media. Technology is his passion and his house is littered with the latest gadgets, much to Linzi’s anguish. Since last year, he’s got an additional role in his portfolio- as a full-time Dad with the arrival of their beautiful daughter Ari.

Executive member – ACT Coordinator

Executive member – ACT Coordinator

Momi Syed

Momi Syed lives in Hughes, Canberra with her Husband and Daughter. Originally from Tinsukia, she moved to Australia in 2017 to start a new chapter of her life. Being a new member of the Assamese Community in Australia she actively participated in several cultural events so far. She enjoys Graphic Designing and passionate about Cooking too.

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