International Conference – Rationalism for Humanity on 9 Aug 2019 State level Convention of MANS on 10, 11 Aug 2019 Venue – Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Warm Greetings from Maharashtra Andhshraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS). The Maharashtra Andhshraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS) is a voluntary organization fighting against all forms of superstitions for almost three decades, in the state of Maharashtra, India. It …
Peace, understanding, friendship and co-operation
Work for peace, understanding, friendship and co-operation among the people
Co-ordination of the activities of like-minded voluntary organizations
To promote and to bring about co-operation amongst and co-ordination of the activities of like minded voluntary organizations devoted to free thought, secularism, ratinalism, atheism, women’s emancipation, eradication of blind faith and fanaticism, promotion of scientific temper, secular education and social reforms etc.
About our Founder
Basava Premanand, founder-convener of FIRA Basava Premanand (17 February 1930 – 4 October 2009) was an Indian skeptic, rationalist and debunker from Kerala, India. He organised many tours around rural India for the promotion of scientific thinking, exposing alleged miracles and scams carried out by various charlatans, godmen, prophets etc and spreading awareness of superstition. Premanand was the founder of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations, the convener of Indian CSICOP and the owner-publisher-editor of …