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GAMA Election Committee has completed the 2012 Executive Committee Election process.


The Executive Committee of GAMA held its first meeting for year 2012 on December 16, 2011 at 692 Hihope Lane, Lawrence Ville


GAMA 2012 Executive committee took charge of the GAMA.


The Executive Committee of GAMA 2012 held its second meeting on January 07, 2012 at Royal Indian Cuisine, 4315 Duluth Highway Duluth and decided the dates for important events of the year.

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2012 GAMA Onam Celebrations, ONAMAHOLSAVAM

The GAMA Executive Committee would like to express our sincere and deep gratitude for your involvement and wonderful support for making our 2012 Mega Presentation ONAMAHOLSAVAM a huge success. We are very proud to say that We had over 820 attendees including lot of new young faces for the traditional Ona Sadya and Onam celebration ONAMAHOLSAVAM.We sincerely express our gratefulness to Congressman Rob Woodall for his presence and his inaugural speech to grace the occasion

2012 GAMA Inauguration, GAMOLSAVAM

Greater Atlanta Malayalee Association (GAMA) inaugural function "GAMOLSAVAM" 'a 2012 signature presentation' took place on 31 March at Berkmar High School. In the presence of Hon. Lilburn Mayor Johny Criss, chief guest, Indian Consul Mr.Ashok Kumar inaugurated the function. Showcased morethan 100 best artists from atlanta, GAMA Presented the finest music and dance program GAMOLSAVAM 2012

2012 GAMA Ever Rolling Trophy Volleyball Tournament

2012 GAMA Volleyball Ever Rolling Trophy Tournament was held at St.Lawrence Catholic Church, 319 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, on Saturday August 11, 2012. This year, eight teams have participated in the tournament. Team Atlanta, 2011 champions, led by Ruby won again and kept their championship. Dunwoody Blues won the second place. Congratulation to Team Atlanta for winning GAMA Ever Rolling Trophy in 2012.

2012 GAMA Ever Rolling Trophy Tennis Tournament

The GAMA Executive Committee would like to extend our sincere and heartfelt thanks for your support for making the 2012 GAMA Ever Rolling Trophy Tennis Tournament a great success. The tournament was officially kicked off at 8.30am on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Grayson High School Tennis Court. 50 Hope Hollow Road, Loganville. 2012 GAMA Ever Rolling Trophy Tennis Tournament won by Saji Pillai and Sonia Anand defeating the runners-up Michael Thayil and Biju Thuruthumalil's Team by 8 - 6 sets. Congratulation to Saji Pillai and Sonia Ananad for winning GAMA Ever Rolling Trophy in 2012.

Indian Republic Day Celebration

Thursday, January 26, 2012 the Consulate of India in Atlanta celebrated the 63rd anniversary of India's Sovereignty as a democratic republic, with an event to offiicially announce the opening of its Atlanta consulate. It was hosted by the Honorable Ajit Kumar, Atlanta's first Indian Consul General and his wife, Margret. Attendance by the Indian business community, selected invitees and media were present at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel to celebrate this auspicious event. Our President Mr.Manoj Thomas and Ex.President Mr. Biju Thuruthumalil were represent GAMA and reiterated our cooperation and support to the new consulate and Consul General

GAMA 2012 EC Members

GAMA 2012 Executive committee Members are the following:- Manoj Thomas (President), Meera Saikumar (Vice President), Thomas K Eapen (Sabu) (Secretary), Anil Mecheril (Joint Secretary), Mathew John (Treasurer), Saju George, John Varghese, Yasir Abdul, John Prasad Malayil, Joseph Elekkatt, John Mathai, Annamma Jacob, Baby Illickattil

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GAMA Talent Show & Picnic Winners

Talent Show winners

Picnic Game winners

GAMA Volleyball Tournament

GAMA Volleyball Tournament was a grand success. Thank you so much for all members for making this function as a successful one.
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GAMA Onam program "ONAM with GAMA" was a grand success. Thank you so much for all members for making this function as a successful one.
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GAMA Fund Raising Program

GAMA Fund Raising Program was on August 13. Thank you for participating and making this program a big success

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2012 GAMA Christmas & New Year Celebration, THAROLSAVAM

The GAMA Christmas & New Year Celebration 'THAROLSAVAM' took place on December 29 at Berkmar High School.Executive Committee would like to express our sincere and deep gratitude for your involvement and wonderful support for making our Mega Presentation THAROLSAVAM a huge success.

Official Inauguration of The Consulate General of India in Atlanta

The Indian Ambassador to the United States, Smt. Nirupama Rao, officially inaugurated our Indian Consulate in Atlanta yesterday evening.During the inaugural function, President Manoj Thomas and Secretary Thomas K Eapen congratulated both The Ambassador and The Consul General for this great achievement.

GAMA Welcomes Hon.Cabinet Minister Shri. Vayalar Ravi

GAMA EC Met with Union Cabinet Minister Honorable Shri.Vayalar Ravi at a Luncheon hosted by the Consulate General of Atlanta. The Greater Atlanta Malayalee Association (GAMA) is honored & privileged to receive our Overseas Indian Affairs Minister, Shri. Vayalar Ravi to Atlanta. GAMA, the only Malayalee organization with 31 years of tradition and heritage is proud to have the presence of a Malayalee Union Cabinet Minister here in Atlanta.


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On May 12th GAMA celebrated '2012 family fun picnic' at Sweetwater Park, Lawrenceville. Dr. K. M. Mathew and Dr.Susheela Mathew inaugurated a day long event. The weather was perfect, the food was delicious, the atmosphere was lovely, and the company was delightful. The 2012 picnic was well attended and enjoyed by all who were there and appreciated the taste of authentic Kerala breakfast and BBQ lunch. There were lot of fun games throug out the day including a grand BINGO. Picnic ended at 6.00PM with tug of war competetion for GAMA Everrolling Tropy. 2011 Runners-up Joseph Elekkattu and team won GAMA EVERROLLING TROPY this year.

2012 GAMA Ever Rolling Trophy Basketball Tournament

2012 GAMA Basketball Ever Rolling Trophy Tournament was held at St.Lawrence Catholic Church, on Saturday July 07, 2012. Judging from the comments of the teams, fans, referees, officials, and the members, they were very impressed with the hospitality and organizational depth of GAMA executive committee for gathering more than one hundred Malayalee youth on a single platform for an en-thrilled and challenged competition. GAMA former president Mr.Antony Thaliyath inaugurated the event and appreciated all the teams for their enthusiasm and team spirit. Atlanta Storm, 2011 champions, won again and kept their championship. Team Lights Out won the second place.

Ambassador Nirupama Rao and GAMA officials paid homage to Gandhi and King

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On March 3, Ambassador Nirupama Rao paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King at a reception at the King Center. The celebration was organized by The Gandhi Foundation and Hon Ajith Kumar, Consul General of India. Subash Razdan, Chairman Gandhi Foundation of USA, Antony Thaliyath Exe. Director of GFUSA and Ex President of GAMA, Manoj Thomas President of GAMA, Thomas Eapen, Secretary of GAMA and Biju Thuruthumalil, Ex.President of GAMA were among the attendees. H.E.Rao garlanded the Gandhi statue and toured the Visitor's Center and laid wreaths at the crypts of Dr. King and Mrs. Coretta Scott King. Ambassador Rao spoke about the relevance of Gandhian ideals in today's world and exhorted the audience to translate them into practice. She highlighted Gandhi's role in India's struggle for freedom and said his philosophy was relevant even today. She recalled Gandhi's influence on Rev. Martin Luther King in shaping the nonviolent movement for civil rights in the United States.


Thank you for giving us a chance to serve the Malayalee Community in Atlanta. We consider it a privilege and honour. It is through the support of you that we are able to continue to strengthen our programs, and to develop new and innovative ideas to serve our members and the community. we want to hear from you. Please write to us and share your thoughts on what we can do better for our community.Once again we request your encouragement and full hearted support for GAMA.

GAMA Inauguration 2011

Greater Atlanta Malayalee Association (GAMA) inauguration function "nrithya Bharathi" took place on April 9th at Berkmar High School. The meeting was held under the guidance of Biju Thuruthumalil, GAMA President and Congressman Tom Price inaugurated the function. "Nrithyabharathi - a music, cultural program" by GAMA was a great success and viewers enjoyed the difference dance forms which showed kerala's culture as well as Indian culture. To view the photographs, please click on the thumbnail of the Inaguration Photograph.

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GAMA Picnic

GAMA Picnic on May 14th was a grand success. We will be updating more pictures soon. Former GAMA President, Mr. Anthony Thaliath inaugurated the picnic and There were many games for all age groups.
GAMA EVER ROLLING TROPHY TUG 'O' WAR COMPETITIONS were Inaugurated by Mr. Saju Samuel, Former GAMA President.

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GAMA Basketball Tournament

GAMA Basketball Tournament was a success.GAMA's First Annual Basketball Tournament To compete for an Ever Rolling Trophy held on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the Venue: Grayson United Methodist Church, 555 Grayson Parkway, Grayson, GA. 30017-1214. Youth coordinators for GAMA basketball tournament were: Philip Thomas Kandarapally, Justin Joy, John John, and Ephrem Parayil

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