Since its inception in 1986, the Bengali Association of Thailand has been promoting Bengali culture and awareness by hosting cultural programs through out the year and celebrating prominent Bengali events such as Durga Puja, Lokhhi Puja, Saraswati Puja, Paila Baishak and Rabindra Jayanti.
Welcome to Bharati - the Bengali Association of Thailand
The year was 1986. In an Indian restaurant in downtown Bangkok called 'Himali Chacha', a few enterprising Bengali expatriates congregated with a simple vision in mind - to meet up more frequently in the name of 'Bangali adda'.
The decision at Himali Chacha was the first organized step to celebrate the spirit of Bengal through fun and friendly gatherings.
Soon the get-togethers gathered momentum, and the call came to give it a name. 'Bharati' was unanimously agreed upon ... read more