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About Us

The India Association of North Texas (IANT) is a 501(c) (3) Non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian organization,established in 1962 and incorporated in 1976. Its primary purpose is to serve the cultural and educational needs of the North Texas Indian community. IANT is an approved Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) umbrella organization in the DFW Area by the National Federation of Indian Associations. More than 100 Indian organizations are its Affiliate Members. IANT is governed by a fifteen member Board of Directors. Twelve of the directors are elected annually by the general body. The remaining three are nominated by the consul of delegates of associate member organization.

Our Objectives

  • To provide a common platform to all Asian Indian organizations and members living in the North Texas area for pursuing their common goals and sharing their concerns.
  • To promote, coordinate and support joint efforts in the social, cultural, educational and charitable activities of the
  • To provide civic and political education to the people of Asian Indian origin, encourage greater participation by them in public affairs and to enhance their contribution to the society at large.
  • To foster friendship and understanding between people of Asian Indian origin and other Americans.
  • To act as a spokesperson for the Asian Indian community and to function as an umbrella organization for all regional,social and service groups in the North Texas region.
  • To conduct and celebrate events which are important to the Asian Indian Community such as India’s Independence Day, Republic Day etc.

Our Sponsors

IANT sincerely thanks all its sponsors and supporters.

 

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Meet The Team

Indu Reddy – President

Indu Reddy – President

Salman Farshori – President Elect

Salman Farshori – President Elect

Kamal Kaushal – Vice President

Kamal Kaushal – Vice President

Narasimha Bakthula [B.N] – Secretary

Narasimha Bakthula [B.N] – Secretary

Ashok Agarwalla – Joint Secretary

Ashok Agarwalla – Joint Secretary

Maninder Jesse Khurana – Treasurer

Maninder Jesse Khurana – Treasurer

Raja Bellani – Jt Treasurer

Raja Bellani – Jt Treasurer

Rahat Arifuddin – Director

Rahat Arifuddin – Director

Raja Maganti –  Director

Raja Maganti – Director

Shailesh Shah – Director

Shailesh Shah – Director

Bhima Penta – Director

Bhima Penta – Director

Rahul Chatterjee – Community Organizations Chair

Rahul Chatterjee – Community Organizations Chair

Kiran Gontuka – Community Organizations Co Chair

Kiran Gontuka – Community Organizations Co Chair

Swati Shah – Immediate Past President

Swati Shah – Immediate Past President

Lal Daswani – Trustee Chair

Lal Daswani – Trustee Chair

Sudhir Parikh – Trustee Co Chair

Sudhir Parikh – Trustee Co Chair

Shabnam Modgil – Trustee

Shabnam Modgil – Trustee

Atul Khara – Trustee

Atul Khara – Trustee

Sridhar R Korsapati – Trustee

Sridhar R Korsapati – Trustee

Rajendra Vankawala – Trustee

Rajendra Vankawala – Trustee

Loknath Patro – Trustee

Loknath Patro – Trustee

Jack Godhwani – Trustee

Jack Godhwani – Trustee

Akram Syed – Trustee

Akram Syed – Trustee

Kuntesh Chokshi – CAB Chair

Kuntesh Chokshi – CAB Chair

SudhirPai – CAB Co-Chair

SudhirPai – CAB Co-Chair

Uttam Dravidam – CAB Member

Uttam Dravidam – CAB Member

John Hammond – CAB Member

John Hammond – CAB Member

Biju Thomas – CAB Member

Biju Thomas – CAB Member

Events

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(Only by Appointment)

To schedule an appointment:  www.in.ckgs.us

Applications are accepted for :

1. OCI
2. VISA to India
3. Renunciation of Indian Citizenship
4. OCI in lieu of PIO

 

Indian Consular Camp

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Yearly event held in October in partnership with Indus Golf as tribute to Mr. Iqbal “Iron Ike” Singh Sekhon, the founding President of India Association of North Texas.  Iron Ike was a Golf enthusiast and this tournament is in his memory where golfers that are beginners to advance; kids to adults; come together for fun, prizes and networking for a fun filled day of golf, followed by trophy presentations and a great lunch.

 

Iron Ike Golf Tournament

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Celebrated to commemorate India’s republic day, the day on which the Constitution of India came into force. It is one of the three national holidays in India.
India Association of North Texas takes great pride in celebrating this holiday by showcasing the talents and cultural performances of over 800 children in the Dallas/Ft Worth metropolis.
India Day is a forum for children to learn about India and understand why this holiday is so important to India.
India Day allows the general community of the Dallas/Ft. Worth area to learn about India and its vast cultures and history

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India Day

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Celebrating India’s Independence.
Each year, India Association of North Texas celebrates this day by hosting an event which attracts over 20,000 visitors.
The event showcases over 90 Food and Non-Food Booths, where Asian Indian vendors showcase their business.
Kids of all ages enjoy the day in bounce houses, games, train ride etc.
The evening event showcases an entertainment act for the 20,000 + crowd to enjoy.
The finale of the evening is an amazing display of fireworks.

Anand Bazaar Independence Day Celebrations

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A ‘Peace walk’ in memory of Mahatma Gandhi and his message of Peace and Non-Violence.
India Association of North Texas holds a peace walk in October as a memorial and reminder to the children of North Texas to showcase his message and beliefs.
The members of the IANT board and guests light candles in front of the Mahatma Gandhi Statue (Inaugurated in 2014).
Thousands show their support by taking a 5K walk and chanting the sayings of Mahatma Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi Walk

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Membership

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Price: $25.00

Annual Membership expires on
Dec-31 every year

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Price: $100.00

This Membership is valid for
five years, from the date of purchase.

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Price: $500.00

One-time payment for
life-time membership.

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FORUMS

Women’s Forum

IANT provides a forum for women in different professions to share information, exchange ideas and to promote culture and ethics. Our mission is to empower women. For more information please email us at: info@iant.org.

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Youth Forum

To provide opportunities through our activities for our young citizens to enhance their life skills and values. Activities in education, sports and the arts are all vehicles through which our youth will learn about truth,integrity & perseverance. Events are planned throughout the year. For more information please email us at:info@iant.org.

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Senior Citizen’s Forum

Provides a networking and supportive environment for our seniors. Seminars, health camps, picnics and a variety of social events are planned year round. Continue to encourage our seniors to remain active andengaged in community activities. For more information please email us at:info@iant.org.

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Community Outreach

Promotes, leads and coordinates community service projects. For more information please email us at: info@iant.org.

Media

Bharati Magazine

The Bharati Magazine is published by the India Association of North Texas (IANT). It serves to keep the community informed about local, national & India news and community events. The magazine publicizes and promotes the activities of IANT and its associate member organizations. Ten issues are published annually for distribution to current members.

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Radio Bharati

IANT’s Radio Bharati show has been on the air in the DFW Metropolis for over 18 years. Radio Bharati is hosted by Shabnam Modgil. It is formatted to broadcast a lively mix of music, community announcements, news and entertainment.

Broadcast live on 11:10AM, every Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm.

For magazine and radio advertising rates and to sign up download the form

If you would like to inquire about placing an advertisement on Radio Bharati, please contact our Radio-Bharati committee. The Advertisement Agreement Form is available here to download.

Click Here to view rates for advertising in Bharati Magazine OR to advertise on Radio Bharati.

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