Born in 1928, Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) was the brainchild of a group of visionaries who were keen to develop sports amongst the middle class fraternity of the city of Kolkata. The institution was then known as the The South Calcutta Club. M/s J.C.Das, J.C.Mukherjee, Harshonath Mukherjee, Khitish Dasgupta, Amar Bose, Sudhangshu Banerjee, Bhojohari Ganguly, Narayan Sen, Pramatho Nath Mukherjee (Santosh) are just to name a few who were associated with the foundation of the institute.The institution had a modest beginning. Cricket and soccer were played on the famous Deshapriya Park, while the campus had three clay tennis courts and four grass courts, as well as a table tennis room. Yet, it produced a number of champions not only at the state level, but also at the national and the international levels.The institution produced champions like J.M. Banerjee, Samir Mukherjee, Nacchu Mukherjee, Rupa Mukherjee (Banerjee), Indivar Chatterjee, Poulomi Ghatak, Sushmita Roy, Nabanita and Nupur Santra in table tennis. Cricket featured Nirmal Chatterjee, Asit Chatterjee, Benu Dasgupta, Anil Dasgupta, Deb Mukherjee, Amit Mukherjee, Tolly Mukherjee etc. Not many are aware that Siddhartha Sankar Ray and Arun Mazumdar played soccer for this club. Tennis maestros like S.N. Deb, Sourav Panja and Ragini Vimal is also from this club.