SURINAM, GUYANA, July 13,2013 (datcheenterprise.com): For three days from June 28th to 30 the Stichting Suriname Hindu Guyanese Cultural Organization Shiv Shakti Samadj (SHGCO) celebrated their 25th Anniversary. The three day yajna was attended by approximately 1,200 people. The SHGCO was formed a few years before 1988, but was officially registered in 1988 by Jairam Ghir, Sanco Bhuddhu and Eliah Krishna Sammy. It was founded to uplift the significant Guyanese population socially, culturally and religiously.The SHGCO has about 80 active families and over 250 individual members.
As recently as May 25th, 2013, when Guyana celebrated their 47th Independence Anniversary, the President of the Suriname Hindu Guyanese Cultural Organization Mr. Eliah Krishna Sammy and Haimdat Sawh were the Co-Masters of Ceremony. His Excellency Keith George the Ambassador to Suriname from Guyana was invited to address the invitees on the first night of the yajna. He spoke of the significant achievement of the Stichting Suriname Hindu Guyanese Cultural Organization Shiv Shakti Samadj (SHGCO)