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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

Cultural and Literary Meet 2023

11 Nov 2023, Saturday

Venue: Beecroft Community Centre, 111 Beecroft Road, Beecroft, Sydney.

Time: 6pm onwards

Magh Bihu 2024

11 am – 3 pm, Sunday 21 Jan 2024

Venue: Jim Southee Community Centre, 117 James Cook Dr, Kings Langley, NSW 2147

Bohag / Rongali Bihu (ব’হাগ / ৰঙালী বিহু) 2024

Saturday 13 Apr 2024, 5 PM onwards

Venue: To Be Confirmed

Executive Committee

Executive member – ACT Coordinator and Magazine
Executive member – Food and Logistics
President
Secretary
Treasurer
Executive member – Cultural
Executive member – Cultural
Executive member – IT, Public Media and Promotion
Executive Member – Food and Logistics
Executive member – ACT Coordinator and Magazine

Executive member – ACT Coordinator and Magazine

Sangeeta

Sangeeta is an avid reader and a passionate dancer. Having moved to Canberra a decade ago, she is currently working as a Human Resources Professional in ACT Government.Sangeeta highly values her Assamese origin and is keen to pass on our rich culture and traditions to her children and the younger generation. In her position as the ACT Coordinator, she aims to liaise between the ACT community and the broader Sydney community to aid in the organisation and delivery of AAA events. Additionally, Sangeeta will lead the Gogona committee where she aims to compile, edit and deliver the annual magazine alongside the other members of the committee.

Executive member – Food and Logistics

Executive member – Food and Logistics

Raju Gholley

Raju Gholley born in Tezpur and brought up in Bongaigaon and Guwahati (Maligaon). He grew up in a multi- cultural setting with exposure to people from various cultures in his growing up years.He has lived in 6 different cities/towns in India for studies and work and calls it an enriching experience.

An avid football fan who follows European football leagues, he has  himself been the captain of the football team in his undergraduate final year.

Also a die hard music fan, he has been part of college and corporate Rock bands previously as guitarist and vocalist.

Currently, he resides in Sydney with his wife Darshana Das and his little daughter Avira.

President

President

Susmita Barooah

Susmita lives in Sydney with her husband  Monisankar Baruah and their two sons, Anshul and Anay. While happily calling Sydney her home for the last 23 years, her love for Assam’s culture sees her actively involved with the Assam Association here down under. Susmita’s professional career sees her work in the health services field at Audika, but her greatest passion is to promote Assamese language and culture in Australia, particularly amongst the younger generations.  This is well reflected through the popularity of  Bhaxaghar, the Assamese language school she has been nurturing over 12 years now.  Apart from being culturally very active, Susmita’s hobbies include a love for travel, singing and socialising.

Secretary

Secretary

Trideeb Kumar Das

Trideeb was born in Jorhat – the last capital of Ahom dynasty and cultural and literary center of Assam. After spending his childhood and schooling in Jorhat, he graduated in Electronics and Communication Engineering from NIT Jalandhar and later completed MBA from IIFT, New Delhi. A Technology Leader and Enterprise Architect in profession, Trideeb is a table tennis enthusiast and loves to travel. He lives in Sydney with his better half Bonti and two kids- Bornil and Diya. 

Treasurer

Treasurer

Pohar Dutta

Pohar is from Golaghat, Assam. He moved to Sydney in 2018. Pohar lives in Parramatta, NSW with his wife Bobby Medhi and son Nirbhik Dutta. His interests are music, sports and travelling. Pohar has been actively involved with the Assamese Community since 2021.

Executive member – Cultural

Executive member – Cultural

Santana Sarma

Santana hails from Guwahati, the capital city of the northeastern Indian state of Assam. After completing her MBA, she began her professional career in Bangalore. Marriage eventually led her to Aotearoa (New Zealand), and after exploring various cities, making cherished memories and friends, Santana ultimately chose Sydney as her permanent residence. She now resides in the harbor city with her young family.

Santana has a diverse range of interests and particularly identifies herself as a passionate enthusiast of both books and culinary arts.

Executive member – Cultural

Executive member – Cultural

Anshumita Barua

Anshumita Barua born and brought up in Guwahati ( Latasil). She has a rich cultural background and belongs to the famous Barua family ( Brajen Barua, Dwipen Barua) who delivered multiple super hit movies (Dr Bezbarua) and songs.

Anshumita herself was a national player in badminton and had represented her state in many competitive events all over India during the 90s.

She loves to dance and has been participating in all the cultural events in Sydney from day one.

She resides in Sydney with her husband Anup Patel and two beautiful boys and is actively engaged in all the community events.

Executive member – IT, Public Media and Promotion

Executive member – IT, Public Media and Promotion

Dibyajyoti Roy

Dibya is from Guwahati and moved to Sydney in 2015. Besides being a cinephile, he loves a good discussion dealing with world affairs and literature and also loves to cook. He is an avid traveller and aspires to visit all the countries in the world. He currently is based out of the southern Sydney suburb of Kogarah and is accompanied by his wife Ankita.

Executive Member – Food and Logistics

Executive Member – Food and Logistics

Joli Das Jasrotia

Joli was born in the historic district of Sivasagar, Assam. She moved to Sydney, Australia in 2019 with her husband Harbinder and two adorable son Rannvijay and Ranndeep.. She lives in Blacktown,a suburb of western Sydney. She is a healthcare worker.Her interests are travelling and listening to songs. She is an active member of AAA.

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