Bringing Asian Indians together to promote India’s rich heritage and culture to communities in North Texas

As an ambassador for fostering the growth of India’s arts and culture, IANT serves the community needs through Cultural, Social and Community partnerships across North Texas.

Cultural

Promote India’s rich heritage in Arts & Culture by providing a platform for Asian Indians of all ages through programs such as India Day and Anand Bazaar.

Social

Be a spokesperson for the Asian Indian community by leading various Indian organizations in North Texas, to serve a common good.

Community

Actively engage with mainstream communities to promote Asian Indian cultural norms and represent the Indian community across North Texas.

Our History

Established in 1962 and incorporated in 1976, 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.

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Our objectives
  • To promote India’s rich heritage and culture by celebrating events such as India’s Independence Day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti and others throughout the North Texas community.
  • To provide a common platform to Asian Indian organizations and their members living in North Texas for pursuing common goals.
  • To coordinate and support efforts in the social, cultural, educational and charitable activities across North Texas.
  • To promote civic and political education to Asian Indians, encourage their participation in public affairs and to enhance their contribution to the North Texan community.
  • To foster friendship and understanding between Asian Indians and other Americans communities in North Texas.
  • To be a spokesperson for the Asian Indian community by being an umbrella organization for all regional, social and service groups in the North Texas.
MEET OUR team

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.

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Salman Farshori

President

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Kamal Kaushal

President Elect

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Narasimha R Bakthula

Vice President

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Shailesh Shah

Secretary

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Rahat Arifuddin

Joint Secretary

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Rahul Chatterjee

Treasurer

Raja Bellani

Treasurer

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