Welcome to our website

Lohana Community South London (LCSL) was formed in 1974 and is a not for profit Community organisation based in Croydon from where we operate our social, religious and cultural events. Our community hall is the Lohana Community Complex, P V Raichura Centre – click HERE to see the website. The Raghuvanshi Association (RA) is our Registered Charity No. 295630 – click HERE to see the RA website.

The objective of LCSL is to provide education of Hindu values, culture and religion, and provide facilities in the interest of recreation and social welfare.  This shall be without distinction of sex, religion, race, political or other opinions. The aim is to promote understanding and goodwill  between all people irrespective of racial, religious or ethnic consideration.

Membership of LCSL consists of five classes namely Honorary Member, Associate Member, Life Member, Annual Member and Patron.  No person or body can become a member unless the membership of such a person or body has been approved by the LCSL Executive in its absolute discretion. For further information on LCSL and its activities email

The Executive

President: Ajay Jobanputra

Vice President: Hitesh Thakker

Secretary: Hiten Ruparelia

Treasurer: Sunil Radia

Social Secretary: Deepak Pattani

Imm. Past President: Narendrabhai Chotai

Key Activities

Cultural, Religious & Social Events

Bereavement Notification & Services

Elderly Gents Social & Exercise Club

Table Tennis Club

Elderly Digital Skills classes

The Committee
  • Jayantbhai Pau
  • Ajay Ganatra
  • Ashokbhai Vakani
  • Chunibhai Jobanputra
  • Rupen Chande
  • Satishbhai  Ganatra
  • Sureshbhai Lakhani
  • Sudhirbhai Karia

Hon Auditor: Nailesh Ruparelia

Click buttons above to see our Social Diary and Media links

A slideshow of photos from our activities in 2019

Vadil Exercise Classes