Mahendra Mehta is a community leader and organizer for the South Asian community in
Las Vegas. Since Mahendra moved to Las Vegas he has been an integral part of the
South Asian community for over 8 years, holding a variety of leadership roles at Friends
of India, At the Hindu temple and at Rajasthani association of Las vegas.
Mahendra has instituted a range of new cultural programs to encourage youth
participation and to engage the wider Asian Indian community. The activities aim to
encourage greater cultural understanding among young and older people of the Asian
Since 2011, Mahendra has been a volunteer and a leader within Friends of India, Las
Vegas, a local organization which celebrates and showcases South Asian culture in Las
Mahendra was honored and recognized by various political leaders with an Award for
Community Service and recognized by the office of Senator Harry Reid and US
Representative Dina Titus.