India Culture Center Has New Executive Committee

India Culture Center Has New Executive Committee

Houston, TX: January 24, 2016: India Culture Center, Houston (ICC) the oldest community wide organization in Houston held the elections to fill in the Executive Committee posts for 2016. The elections were held on Sunday January 10th at India house and all the positions were filled in unanimously.

According to reports here, the ICC executive team is Rajiv Bhavsar, President. Falguni Gandhi, Vice President. Ajit Patel, Treasurer and Sanjay Sohoni, Secretary. Charlie Patel would continue as Immediate Past President in the Executive Committee.

The Election Committee constituted Jawahar Malhotra, Girish Pandya and Sam Merchant.
The other Board of Directors are– Col Raj Bhalla, Veena Kaul, Nirmala Patel, Sapna Shah, Harshad Patel, Nisha Mirani, Keka Kar, Dilip Dadhich, Pramod Bengani, Manisha Gandhi and Sangita Dua.

The Trustees for ICC are Swapan Dhairyawan, Meera Kapur, Vijay Pallod, Hasu Patel, Lachhman Das, Parul Fernandes and Sangeeta Pasrija. The next signature event of ICC is the 67th Republic day celebrations at Stafford Center. The day long event is themed as Vibrant India. The program this time has activities for one and all. The essay competition will be for ages 10-15 years on “What it is like growing up as Indian American in Greater Houston?” The ICC quiz will be for kids ages 10-15 years covering topics Geography, history, culture, sports, music, Bollywood. The event will have 45+ booths and the cultural program will be showcasing a versatile local talent of over 250+ participants. The Mom and me talent contest will also be first of its kind.

India Culture Center was incorporated in June 1973. ICC is a non-profit and secular organization, serving as a coordinating link among all major Indian Organizations and Individuals of Indian origin living in the Greater Houston and surrounding areas, on issues of common interest and concern. For more information about the event visit

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