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CONSTITUTION, BRUHAN MAHARASHTRA MANDAL SWITZERLAND (BMMS)

BMMS CONSTITUTION_AGBM_1st November 2015 (1).doc




BMMS is a non-profit, non-political and secular organisation. The aims and objectives of BMMS are:

  • To serve as a social and cultural forum for the Marathi speaking community residing in Switzerland and in the neighbouring areas of other countries;
  • To maintain and promote the Marathi language, culture and literature in Switzerland;
  • To foster friendship with the Marathi speaking communities living in other countries;
  • To contribute to the social and cultural life in Switzerland;
  • To contribute to humanitarian causes.

In fulfilment of the aims and objectives described above, BMMS shall:

  • Organise regular gatherings of Marathi speaking community in Switzerland (two to four per calendar year);
  • promote social and cultural activities such as exchange of Marathi books, organising music, dance, film shows and other performances of local and external Marathi artistes;
  • Participate in similar activities of other Indian communities in Switzerland;
  • Celebrate festivals of typically Maharashtrian tradition, preferably by rotation in different regions of Switzerland.