Bengali American Hindu Society, a nonprofit, nonpolitical, charitable, educational and cultural organization was formed in August 2011 in Los Angeles, California, and is incorporated as a nonprofit tax-exempt organization since July 2012. It conducts, coordinates and promotes the community, cultural and social activities among the people of hindu origin in the USA and the people of other cultures on behalf of the Bengali community. It fosters friendship and understanding between the people of Bengali origin, Indian origin, and the Americans.


BAHS holds a number of major programs each year, which includes:

  • Saraswati Puja – one full day celebration with lots of children programs and variety cultural programs
  • Bengali New Year celebration
  • Annual Picnic and Fathers Day
  • Dol Purnima Kirton
  • Durga Puja – three days of celebration with puja, prasad, lunch, dinner and variety of cultural programs
  • Lakshmi Puja celebration with puja, prasad, dinner and cultural programs
  • Mothers Day
  • Holiday Party celebration for children, youth and family in December