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Raj Salhotra – President – YHGH

Raj Salhotra President neerajsalhotra@gmail.com 713-320-0303 Raj Salhotra graduated from Rice University in May 2013 with a degree in Economics and Policy Studies. He then became a teacher at YES Prep Public Schools through Teach For America. He then completed law school at Harvard and returned to Houston and deferred a law firm job to run for Houston City Council At-Large 1. He secured a place in the runoff but was ultimately unsuccessful. In January 2020,… Read MoreRaj Salhotra – President – YHGH »

Komal Luthra – Founder and Executive Director – YHGH

Komal Luthra Founder and Executive Director Kluthra@gmail.com 281-904-4085 Komal Luthra graduated from Rice University in December 2017 with a degree in Kinesiology-Sports Medicine. Currently, she is a medical student at UT Houston McGovern Medical School.  She has been involved in Hindus of Greater Houston for several years. During the spring of 2018, she was as an intern for Hindus of Greater Houston to help the directors lead a variety of projects and activities and served… Read MoreKomal Luthra – Founder and Executive Director – YHGH »

Hindu youth group seeks growth, service opportunities

For Vijay Pallod, a board member of the Hindus of Greater Houston, attracting young people to his organization was sometimes a struggle. “It’s always hard to find youth,” he said. “We wanted to have our own youth council. We want to unite all the Hindu youth across Houston. We’ve been trying for a long time.” But those efforts appear to have paid off especially after Komal Luthra came on board as an intern and now,… Read MoreHindu youth group seeks growth, service opportunities »