The Bengali Association of Indiana is a non-profit organization that was founded by members of the Bengali community who live in the central Indiana area. It seeks to preserve, promote, and celebrate the multi-cultural aspect of India. The Organization was established in 1985. BAI hosts the Tri-State Durga Puja every four years in Indianapolis that is attended by about 1500 people

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Tri-State Durga Puja 2016

BAI will be proud of hosting the Tri-State Durga puja in 2016 here in Indianapolis. BAI has been the key organization for the past 31 years in celebrating this festival in Indiana, symbolising glory of right over evil


We are always looking for new members and ideas. Contact us to find out how you can help.

Become a part of BAI

BAI hosted the Tri-State Durga puja in 2016. Click below to register with us and become a member of the BAI community.

Charitable Initiatives

As a Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization, the main objectives of BAI are to engage in educational, cultural, and charitable initiatives. Our entire staff consists of volunteers with no compensated management or staff. 


Charitable Events

BAI donated $1000 to the charitable organization- School on Wheels, April 2017. Click for Details

BAI donated $1000 to Riley Childern's Foundation, August 2017 Click for Details

BAI donated $ 750 to Hindu Temple of Central Indiana, October 2012

BAI donated $ 750 to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana at Sharod Sandya, on Saturday, October 26, 2013

BAI donated $ 1000 to DirectRelief for relief of Nepal earthquake victims, June 2015

upcoming event

Upcoming events

February 3rd, 2018


Saraswati Puja at Carmel Lions Club


Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization

BENGALI ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA is a Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization

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