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Karnataka Cultural Foundation Marks Decennial Anniversary with Celebrations

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Event Overview


The Karnataka Cultural Foundation (KCF), a non-governmental organization dedicated to supporting Kannadigas in Gulf countries, is gearing up to celebrate its tenth anniversary at Adyar Garden on Sunday. The foundation has curated a diverse range of events to commemorate this milestone, aimed at benefiting various segments of society.

Celebratory Events

  • Mass Marriage and Housing Initiative: The foundation plans to conduct a mass marriage ceremony for 10 underprivileged couples and construct houses for 10 needy families as part of its anniversary celebrations.
  • NRI Meet: An exclusive gathering for non-resident Indians (NRIs) to foster community engagement and collaboration.
  • Students’ Convention: A platform for students to discuss pertinent issues and showcase their talents, fostering a sense of community among the younger generation.
  • Excellency Meet: Bringing together educationists and industrialists to discuss strategies for fostering academic and economic growth.

KCF’s Impact

DP Yusuf Sakafi, the president of KCF International Forum, highlighted the foundation’s remarkable achievements during a press conference. With a membership exceeding 12,000 individuals across Gulf countries, Britain, and Malaysia, KCF has been instrumental in providing support to Kannadigas facing various challenges abroad.

Support Initiatives

KCF extends assistance to Kannadigas in times of need, including situations such as hospitalization, employer harassment, imprisonment, and repatriation of deceased individuals to their native places. Sakafi emphasized KCF’s commitment to aiding individuals irrespective of religion or caste, citing their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic, where they arranged 15 chartered flights to safely bring back thousands of people to their homes.


The upcoming anniversary celebrations not only mark a significant milestone for KCF but also underscore its unwavering dedication to serving the Kannadiga community and fostering unity and support among its members, regardless of geographical boundaries

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