Sindhi Community in Bangalore - the Garden City of India is about 30,000. The Sindhi Federation of Bangalore is the
main canopy under which have mushroomed 10 other associations -
of which a prominent one is the
Shantinagar Sindhi Association.
It came into being 34 years ago. It has grown into a strong
congregation of 350 members - consisting of the residents of a
central locality of the city - Shantinagar and its surrounding
areas. Its main aim is Fellowship and its objectives are
manifested in its motto "Brotherhood and Service".
was formed about 34 years ago. The motto
adopted was "Brotherhood and Service". The aim was for
the community to share the Happiness and Sorrows of all the
members. With this objective in mind the Founder Members decided
to post all the wedding cards from a centralised point
themselves. All the members were supposed to attend the funerals
of any member or their family member. Even a nominal penalty was
levied for non-participation. On the whole the founding fathers
wanted to create a hugh well knit family. This Association grew
from a limited number of members to the present strength of
A grand Silver Jubilee celebration was held in the year 1993.
are proud to have amongst us three members who have been
recognized and awarded "Sindhu Ratna" by the Sindhi
Federation of South India. Shri MM Bhatia, Shri Biharilal H Menda
and Shri Lachand T Nagpal have been recognized for their yeoman
services to the Sindhi Community.