Bharathi Tamil Sangam was founded in 1941 by the great scientist, Dr. K S Krishnan,who was a great lover of Tamil Literature with the following objectives.

  • To promote and propagate Tamil language and literature in general and the works of Poet, Subramania Bharathi in particular.

  • To teach Tamil to the Tamil speaking community and the children who are away from Tamil Nadu in order to have the continuity to the next generation with the language.

  • To publish good Tamil literary works and the translation in different languages.

  • To serve as a platform for interaction between Tamil scholars and writers with those of other languages and contribute to the national integration and also to honour them.

  • To propagate love and peace and serve the society enhancing the human values.


  • Running a Reading Room containing number of newspapers and periodicals.

  • It has a well equipped library with a collection of more than 5000 books pertaining to literature.

  • Conducts Tamil classes for non-Tamils and Hindi & Bengali classes for the benefit of Timils who come to Kolkata on transfer or on business.

  • Arranging literary meetings and seminars periodically to commemorate great Writers and Scholars.

  • Has published more than 25 books in Tamil, English, Hindi, Bengali and Marathi.

  • Instituted two Education Trust, by which it gives scholarship and school uniform to the needy and disabled students.

  • Conducts social service programmes to the society where it belongs.

Mr L M Anantha Padmanabhan

Mr R Nakeerar

Mrs Chitra Sivaramakrishnan

Mr M Lakshmanan
Assistant Secretary

Mr S Jayaraman

Mobile: 09339744312

Mr G V Subramanian
Executive Member

Mrs. Bhuvana Ramakrishnan
Executive Member
(Brahmapur Branch In-Charge)

Mr S K Subramanian
Executive Member

Mr T K Radhakrishnan
Executive Member

Mr A Pugazhendran
Executive Member

Advisors: Mr. Thiru S. Mahalingam, Dr. R. Sivakumar (I.P.S.)

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Bharathi Tamil Sangam (Regd.)

93A, Rashbihari Avenue
Kolkata - 700 026
West Bengal, India

Call: 03324665685/9477562266/9330010913/9339744312
Email: kolkatatamilsangam@yahoo.co.in

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