Connecticut Indian Community Associations
Connecticut is home to several Indian community groups.
Marathis, Gujaratis, Malayalees, Bengalis, Tamils, Telugus and Indian students in Connecticut have all formed their own associations representing their culture and interests.
Besides language based associations, there are organizations representing the interests of students at University of Connecticut as well.
Indian associations in Connecticut are vibrant and often organize events to celebrate prominent Indian events and festivals like Indian Independence Day, Republic Day and Ganesh Chaturthi, Dasara, Diwali, Sankranti, Ugadi, Baisakhi and Vishu that bond the community.
Most of these events include cultural programs like Bollywood music concerts, Bharanatyam, Bhangra dance programs and food counters serving Idly, Vada, Mysore Masala Dosa, Dokhla, Samosa, Dum Biryani etc.
Here are a few Indian associations that are active in Connecticut: