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Jersey City becomes the Second U.S. City to host "Flag Raising for Nepal" Ceremony on June 30th, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 29 June 2017 17:51

Satetement from Jersey City Nepali Community (JCNC)
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Jersey City, NJ - We feel honored to be part of this historic Flag Raising for Nepal Ceremony by City of Jersey City on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST. Our City becomes the second U.S. city to host Nepal Flag Raising Ceremony after City of Philadelphia which hosted Flag Raising for Nepal on Friday, November 19, 2010. However, City of Denver, Colorado has declared ‘Nepal Day’ on 3rd Sunday in April month in 2004.


Jersey City has become the first and only U.S. city which passed the TPS (Temporary Protected Status) resolution 15.403 on May 27th, 2015 for Nepalis in USA whose families were affected by a 7.8 magnitude of devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 which killed more than 8 thousands lives and more than 2 million people affected. Nepalis in USA was granted TPS Status by the US Department of Homeland Security on June 24, 2015.

Jersey City is also one of the sanctuary cities that declared on February 9th, 2017 for immigrants regardless of their status.

Introduction to Flag of Nepal

The national flag of Nepal is the world's only non-quadrilateral national flag. The flag has two single pennons or triangular shapes. Its crimson red is national color indicates the brave spirits of the Nepali people. The blue border is the color of peace and harmony. The flag's emblems, the sun and the crescent moon represent permanence, the hope that Nepal will last as long as the sun and the moon.

The flag was adopted, with the formation of a new constitutional government, on December 16, 1962. On 28 May, 2008, Nepal was officially declared the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country sandwiched between two giant neighbors China on the north, India on the west, south and east.

Nepal has estimated population of 28 million as of 2015. It's a developing nation, ranking 144th on the UN Human Development Index (HDI) in 2016. Nepal was admitted to the United Nations in 1955.

About Jersey City Nepali Community (JCNC)

Jersey City Nepali Community (JCNC) was formed in 2017 to serve Nepali community members residing in Jersey City area. Its mission is to preserve and promote traditional Nepali culture, value and establish unique Nepali identity. As City of Jersey City's motto says, "Jersey City Make It Yours", we feel proud to be Jersey City residents and strive to make Jersey City vibrant with our cultural values.

अमेरिकाको जर्सी सिटी मेयर फुलपद्वारा भोली (जुन ३०) तारिख नेपालको झण्डा फहराउने, सिटी हलमा झण्डोत्तोलन गरिदै

Exclusive: न्यू जर्सी- नेपाल र नेपालीको सम्मानको लागि जर्सी सिटी मेयर स्टेभन फुलपद्वारा यहीं जुन ३० तारिख, शुक्रवार ३:०० बजे 'नेपालको झण्डा फहराउने दिवस' (Nepali Flag Raising Day) को आयोजना गरी सिटी हल भवनमा नेपाली झण्डा फहराउने झण्डोत्तोलन गरिने भएको छ । उक्त कुरा मेयरको कार्यलय अफिस अफ वेल्कमिङ कम्यूनिटीले जानकारी गराएको हो । झण्डोत्तोलन समारोहमा अमेरिका र नेपालको राश्ट्रगान 'नेपाल अमेरिका कलाकार संघ' का कलाकारहरुले प्रस्तुत गरिने छ भने मेयर फुलप, नेपाली महावाणिज्यदूत पुष्पराज भट्टराई, जर्सी सिटी काउन्सिल वूमन एट लार्ज जोएस वाटरम्यान, जर्सी सिटी डाईभर्सिटी र ईन्क्लुजन बोर्ड सल्लाहकार डा. विश्णुमाया परियार लगायतले सम्बोधन गर्ने कार्यक्रम रहेको छ भने मेयर फुलपद्वारा न्यू जर्सी निवासी ३ जना प्रतिभाशाली नेपाली व्यक्तित्वहरुलाई सम्मान गरिने जनाईएको छ । समारोहमा जर्सी सिटी नेपाली समाज (जेसिएनसी) र अन्य संघ संस्थाहरुले मेयर फुलपलाई "टोकन अफ लभ" प्रदान गर्ने र नेपाली ढाका टोपी पहिर्याईदिने कार्यक्रम रहेको छ । समारोहमा नेपाली कलाकारहरुद्वारा नेपाली साँस्कृतिक प्रस्तती गरिने छ ।

उक्त समारोहको लाईभ ब्रोड्कास्ट खसोखास साप्ताहिक (न्यू योर्क) को फेसबुक पेज www.facebook.com/khasokhas/ मार्फत उक्त पत्रिकाका प्रधान सम्पादक किशोर पन्थीले गर्ने जानकारी दिएकाछन् भने लाईभ ट्विइट युएसनेपालअनलाईन डट कमको फेसबुक पेज www.facebook.com/USNepalOnlinecom-124246277621603/ बाट गरिने छ ।

जर्सी सिटी नेपालको झण्डा फहराउने दोश्रो अमेरिकि शहर हो । फिलाडेल्फिया सिटीले सन् २०१० को नोवेम्वर १९ तारिख पहिलो पटक नेपालको झण्डा फहराएको थियो ।

जर्सी सिटी एक मात्र अमेरिकी शहर हो जस्ले नेपालमा सन् २०१५ को अप्रिल २५ तारिख गएको महाभूकम्पबाट प्रभावित नेपाली परिवारहरुको अमेरिकामा रहेका नेपालीहरुको लागि टिपिएस (टेम्पोररी प्रोटेक्टेड स्टाटस) प्रदान गर्न अनुरोध गर्दै सिटी काउन्सिलबाट रिजोलुसन पारित गरेको थियो । सन् २०१५ को जुन २४ तारिख अमेरिकी फेडेरल सरकारको होमल्याण्ड सेक्यूरिटी डिपार्टमेण्टले नेपाललाई १८ महिनाको लागि टिपिएस स्टाटस प्रदान गरेको थियो जुन दोश्रो पटक पुन: नविकरण भैइसकेको छ । जर्सी सिटीले गत फेब्रुवरी ९ तारिख आफूलाई आप्रवासीहरुको लागि स्याङ्चुरी (सुरक्षित) सिटीको रुपमा घोशणा गरेको छ ।

-Pradeep Pariyar Thapa in Jersey City

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