Bengali community at Mira Road-Bhayender, Mumbai and their social activities

Mira Road, Bhayender are two western railway local stations of Mumbai. Large number of Bengalis has settled down here. Most of them are 1st generation probashi Bengalis. Like any other part of the world where Bengalis are there, there must be a Bengali community to maintain the culture of Bengal. The same can be said about this Mira Road-Bhayender Bengali community.

Bengali cultural Association 'Aponjan' has been inaugurated on 2006, not very old. Nearly 2.5 lacs of Bengalis are residing at Mira Road, Bhayender area. They need an association where they can celebrate Bengali festivals, can perform Bengali cultural programs. These needs ultimately bring the Bengalis together of the nearby places and the Bengali community association is formed.

Cultural activities of the Bengali community

Since 2008, this Bengali community association is celebrating Durga puja. They are celebrating other pujas like Saraswati and Laxmi puja also. During festival time, not all Bengalis can visit their home town. This type of celebration of our main festivals helps them to remain in touch with the flavor of Bengal and the next generation will learn about the rich culture of Bengal.

Address of Bengali community association Aponjan

Aponjan Cultural Association
New Golden Nest, Mira Bhayender Road,
Mira Road (East)
Thane -401107
Contact number: 022-22952774 (Mr. Ganguly)
Web site:

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