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Gora & Saraswathi Gora
An Album of Efforts & Achievements


Foundations of Action for Atheism

Gora and Saraswathi with co-workers and children in Mudunur Village, Andhra Pradesh, India, world's first known Atheist Center in 1940.


Practice what he Preached

Gora resigned his professorship. Preferred voluntary poverty and simplicity to practice what he preached - Atheism


Fight against Untouchability

Adult Education classes conducted by Gora in so-called untouchable colonies


WIDOW and INTERCASTE MARRIAGES


"Social Equality" - Cosmopolitan Dining


"SEVAGRAM TO DELHI MARCH"

Gora marched 1000 kilometers covering five states in 99 days, propagating partyless democracy and pomplessness.


Partyless Democracy

Gora contested as partyless candidate twice in 1952 and 1962-63 and organised National Study Camps and Conferences on Partyless Democracy


Satyagraha against pomp and party system

Satyagraha against pomp and party system in front of Andhra Pradesh Chief Ministerís Residence


GROW VEGETABLES INSTEAD OF ORNAMENTAL FLOWERS

Vegetable garlands used instead flower garlands in functions and marriages.

1965 - Vegetable day organized

1968 - replaced flower plants by vegetable plants in Public Gardens to Express his dissatisfaction with Governmental efforts to create awareness among people to grow more food in the form of kitchen gardens to face drought.


BEEF AND PORK PARTY

Beef and Pork party at Atheist Centre Vijayawada in 1972


BHOODAN MOVEMENT

Gora participated in Vinobajis "Bhoodan movement" - land distribution for land less


RATIONALIST MOVEMENT

Gora and Periyar rationalist movement in Tamilnadu


GORA WITH JAYAPRAKASHNARAYAN

Gora with Jayaprakashnarayan at Atheist centre Vijayawada in 1975


FIRST WORLD ATHEIST MEET

GORA - LEADER OF WORLD ATHEISM, organised First World Atheist Meet in Vijayawada,Andhra Pradesh, India


SARASWATHI GORA

Saraswathi metamorphosed into an equal partner with revolutionary Gora leader of atheist centre, vijayawada


GORA'S POSITIVE ATHEISM

  • Its Objective is equality
  • Its method is openness
  • Its means is political action
  • Its driving force is the moral freedom of the individual