Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has definitely set its eyes on converting the population of India to the AA faith system. Starting with a media blitz on the TV series Satyamev Jayate (covered in "Mumbai India embraces the TV Drama series Satyamev Jayate and causes AA prospects to flood the AA infrastructure - July 2012" http://orange-papers.org/forum/node/1859) which flooded the AA call centers of the area with telephone calls for more information. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Missionaries from all over the world are converging on India from all parts of the world to help in the conversion process, even Australia (See "AA Missionaries" http://orange-papers.org/forum/node/1326).
The Ganesh Kala Krida Kendra complex is the largest enclosed area in Pune, India capable of hold an estimated 45,000 people and is the focal point of the indoctrination. Pune, India is also the location of many major commercial call centers in India and the help of indoctrinates most likely will be heavily solicited for "service work" in AA to convert locals to the AA faith. Expect major conversions to the AA Spiritual, not Religious faith of Alcoholics World Services, Inc located at the Interchurch Center in New York.
Alcoholics Anonymous awareness on August 11
TNN | Aug 8, 2012, 04.26AM IST
PUNE: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), a worldwide network working to help alcoholics achieve sobriety, has organized a public awareness meeting in the city on August 11 at the Ganesh Kala Krida Kendra.
Ashish Deshpande, an eminent medical practitioner and trustee of AA, who had participated in Aamir Khan's television show, Satyamev Jayate, will be the chief speaker here. The meeting will have him speaking on alcoholism as a disease and how AA is helpful in overcoming it.
The organization helps in keeping addicts away from alcohol and giving them a new lease of life.
AA's members, Anup K, Nandu K and Vasant M, said in a press conference that AA offices all over the country received more than one lakh phone calls for help after Satyamev Jayate was aired about a month back. They said that AA's role in keeping addicts away from alcohol and giving them a new lease of life was thoroughly discussed in the TV show.They added that
AA has been working all over the world for the past 77 years and has set base in 200 countries. It was set up in Pune in 1974 and more than 20 member groups are currently working in the city under AA.
"The willingness of an alcoholic to stay away from the addiction is the only qualification to join this group," said Anup, adding that the Saturday meeting is open to all those who want to know about alcoholism.