Founder Members


JKAWF INDIA KOLKATA is a non-profit umbrella organisation constituted by a few Shotokan karate organizations in India. The leaders of the member organisations are as follows:

1. Founder member: Somnath Palchowdhury, 5th Dan WKF, Chief Instructor of Indian Federation of Shotokan Karate that established in 1990.
2. Founder Member: Sona Ghosh, 5th Dan, one of the pioneers of Shotokan in India, Chief Instructor YMCA College branch, Kolkata.
3. Founder Member: Ameer Adukkattil, 5th Dan JKA, Head of Kerala state who operates dojo in Dubai too.