About Austin Kannada Sangha

Austin Kannada Sangha (AKS) is an official non-profit organization for Kannadigas living in Austin and surrounding areas. Kannada is the official language of the State of Karnataka - one of the four states of Southern India. The purpose of this organization is to provide an opportunity for Kannada speaking immigrants from India to promote and preserve Kannada language and culture in North America.

As of Dec 2017, there are around 500 Kannadiga families living in Austin. AKS has a growing mailing list of close to 850 recipients. We have around 1400 AKS followers on Facebook.

Meet the Teams

All the Members from current and previous Committees

Ganesh Somasundar
Ganesh Somasundar

PRESIDENT

Pradeep Mydur
Pradeep Mydur

VICE PRESIDENT

Prashanth Gowda
Prashanth Gowda

SECRETARY

Manjunath Siddaiah
Manjunath Siddaiah

TREASURER


Abhijith Prabhakar
Abhijith Prabhakar

Tech Committee

Padma Kurdagi
Padma Kurdagi

Tech & Marketing Committee

Shubha Sridhar
Shubha Sridhar

Cultural & Communications Committee

Preetham Madapura
Preetham Madapura

Cultural & Communications Committee


Kushal Mohan
Kushal Mohan

Cultural Committee

Sridhar Madan
Sridhar Madan

Cultural & Finance Committee

Shama Ram
Shama Ram

Food & Hospitality Committee

Rohit Annigeri
Rohit Annigeri

Kannada Kali Committee


Vinay Malagi
Vinay Malagi

Food & Marketing Committee

Suhasini Murthy
Suhasini Murthy

Communications & Sampige Committee

Poornima Siddhapur
Poornima Siddhapur

Food & Hospitality Committee

Shashidhar Visweswaraiah

PRESIDENT

Sunil Ramachandra

VICE PRESIDENT

Srinidhi Devale

SECRETARY

Naveen Kumar

TREASURER


Tarun Nandi

Finance & Marketing Committee

Bharathi Linganna

Food Committee

Rashmi Govindh

Food Committee

Rashmi Anand

Food Committee


Prathima Rao

Food & Cultural Committee

Kiran Venkatesh

Food & Tech Committee

Keshav Magge

Cultural Committee

Sindhu Srinath

Cultural Committee


Shubha Prashanth

Cultural Committee

Neel Venkatesh

Marketing Committee

Ritesh Raj

Tech Committee

Venkatesh Acharya

Tech Committee

Ram Gopal

PRESIDENT

Vasu Kadalagere

VICE PRESIDENT

Prakash Udupa

SECRETARY

Sanjay Rao

TREASURER


Anita Makam
Srinivas Makam
Deepa Rao
Deepthi Shivaswamy

Prateek Deshpande
Veena Shrivatsa
Seetha Krishnaraj
Deepa Aravind

Mahesh Dindagur
Veena Sukumar

PRESIDENT

Sulatha Dwarakanath

VICE PRESIDENT

Gangadhar Bhat

SECRETARY


Arathi Kumar
Vinutha Nelogal
Sandhya Bhat
Sowmya Raman


Radhika Bagayat
Ravi Lingappa Nagaraj
Raghavendra Rao
Manjunath Basavaraj