Mr. drs. Tjandersekhar Bissessur was born in Suriname, South America. After his Secondary School in Suriname, he came for studies to The Netherlands in 1969. After obtaining Masters (doctoraal) degrees in Psychology and in Philosophy from the University of Utrecht in 1975, he became Psychologist Senior Advisor at the R.P.D. (Rijks Psychologische Dienst) in The Hague, being responsible for recruiting, selection and training of high skill personnel for Government ministries. While working as psychologist, he began Law studies in 1983 and obtained the Masters degree from the University of Amsterdam in 1988. In 1992, he became a lawyer, with his own office at Zoetermeer. Presently, he is also juridical advisor to the Republic of Suriname, Head office Consulate at Amsterdam.

Mr. Sekhar Bissessur is a very prominent person of the Surinam Community in Holland. He has given a lot of presentations and has published articles about:

  • Psychological problems in ethnic minorities
  • Hinduism in Holland, and
  • Political issues of Suriname.

Mr. Sekhar Bissessur was the first President of the Hindu Council of the Netherlands. He was also the President of the “VHP Nederland”, a section of the political party, known as “De Vooruitstrevende Hervormings Partij” (VHP Suriname). He is now President of the Federation Shri Sanatan Dharm Netherlands and The Netherlands Hindu Elderly Union as well as a member of different Boards and Councils.

Mr. Sekhar Bissessur obtained in 2005 from Her Majesty of the Kingdom of the Netherlands the honored decoration “Ridder in de Oranje Nassau”.



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