The Association

The Telugu Association of Malaysia (TAM), it is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation of people of Telugu origin residing in Malaysia. It was first established in the state of Bagan Datoh, Perak on 17th July 1955, as Malaya Andhra Sangamu.

On 16th December 1963 it was renamed as Malaysia Andhra Sangamu and again renamed on 2nd October 1983 as TELUGU ASSOCIATION MALAYSIA.

In our effort to safeguard cultural awareness, heritage and preserve the Telugu language, TAM established about 30 TAM branches and representing about 500,000 Telugus in Malaysia.

TAM Profile

TAM members are well rounded participants coming from all walks of life including professionals and entrepreneurs.

TAM is ever proud to remind as the organiser of 2nd World Telugu Conference and TAM Silver Jubilee Celebration in the year 1981 in Malaysia. In the year 2006 again, Telugu International Cultural Conference and TAM Golden Jubilee.

TAM adopts a tradition of celebration most important festivals such as Sankarati, Ugadi (Telugu New Year), Sri Rama Nawami and Deepavali. TAM as a cultural organisation takes great pride in conducting special events with the reputed personalities from music, cinema, political and administrative arena as TAM grow and prosper.

Our Mission

Telugu association realizes the importance of unifying Telugu members by organizing cultural, educational, religious and social activities in order to preserve and promote Telugu Language and culture, and living in harmony with other communities.

Our Vision

To Uphold The Dignity and Identity of Telugu Community In The Multi-Racial Context of Malaysia

Our Objective

To promote, preserve and safeguard the Telugu language. Economic, Social, Cultural, Spiritual, Religion and Educational interest of Telugu community of Malaysia. Besides to encourage formation of co-operatives and other welfare schemes, and to create a sense of fraternity among Telugus and other communities at large.









Yellow : Constitutional Monarchy
Blue : Peace
Green : Unity
Red : Honesty

Secretariat Desk - Telugu Association of Malaysia (TAM)

Anthariki Nuthana Sanvatsara Shubakankshalu - Happy New Year to all

Secretariat Desk - Telugu Association of Malaysia (TAM)

Upcoming Activities of TAM

1. Nationwide Telugu Class Enrollment for 2019 from 30th December 2018 - 13th January 2019. Kindly contact your nearest TAM Branch/Telugu Class Coordinator to enroll your child.

2. Sankranthi Sambaralu organised by TAM Sitiawan Mahilas on 26th January 2019 from 11.30 am - 1 pm at their premises. Kindly contact the Mahila Chief Smt. Letchumy Sima garu at 0165027717 or the Chairman Sri. Cikgu Bala garu at 0166070239 for further details.

3. Sankranthi Celebration and Felicitation organised by TAM Gombak on Saturday, 26th of January 2019 at 7 pm. Kindly contact Sri. Subra garu, Sri. Prasath garu or Sri. Dr. Iswar garu as per the details enumerated in the flyer attached.

4. Sankranthi Sambaralu organised by the Youths of Johor Bahru State on Saturday, 26th of January 2019 between 7.30 am and 2.30 pm. Kindly contact Sri. Suresh Naidu garu, Sri. Paran garu or Sri. Nahen garu as per the details enumerated in the flyer attached.

5. Sankranthi Panduga organised by TAM Kajang on 27th January 2019 from 10 am onwards at their premises. Kindly contact the Chairman Sri. Malaysia Appanna garu at 0126313851 for further details.

6. International NRI Bathukamma Awards 2018 presented by Federation of NRI Cultural Associations and sponsored by Telugu Association of Malaysia Women Wing on 27th January 2019 from 10.30 am - 2 pm at Telugu Academy of Malaysia, Rawang, Selangor. Kindly contact Smt. Dr. Kawselyah Juval garu at 0125262136 for further details.

7. State Level Bowling Tournament organised by TAM National Youths - Please stay tuned. Further details will be updated in the next circulation.

8. Sankranthi Kutumbam 2019 organised by TAM Seremban on 16th February 2019 from 4.30 pm onwards at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Bandar Seremban Selatan. Kindly contact the Organising Chairman Sri. Ramesh Rao garu at 0126121301 or the Chairman Sri. Sunder Rao garu at 0125385619 for further details.

9. World Telugu Women Conference organised by TAM National Mahilas from the 2nd to the 3rd of March 2019 at Holiday Villa Subang Jaya. Kindly contact Smt. Dr. Kawselyah Juval garu at 0125262136 for further conference details.

Let us all support our brothers and sisters who have been working tirelessly in organizing the activities above for a good cause and for the promotion and betterment of our Telugu Language and Community.

Jai Telugu Thalli !

Siva Soorianarayanan
Honorary General Secretary
Telugu Association of Malaysia
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