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The legal aspects of the case are described in this section. This particular page outlines the case that was filed by Tiirthananda Fernando Kumar and those that support him... the Plaintiffs, and those that had been sued... the Defendants, Ac. Vimalananda Avt. and the reconstituted Ananda Marga, Inc. Board of Directors.

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DISTRICT COURT, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, COLORADO
Court Address: 1437 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80202

Plaintiffs: Ananda Marga, Inc., et al., [see below for full list]
v.
Defendants: Acharya Vimalananda Avadhuta, et al., [see below for full list]
and
Intervenor: Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha [Registered Society in West Bengal, India, with Registered Headquarters at Ananda Nagar, District Purulia; and Camp HQ in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India]

Case No.: 2010CV1867
Original Filing Date: March 10, 2010
Amended Filing Date: April 9, 2010
Ctrm.: 259

PLAINTIFFS ROSTER
Ananda Marga, Inc., a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation;
Fernando Kumar (aka Ac. Tiirthananda Avt.), an individual;
Donald W. Nelson (aka Ac. Vedaprajinananda Avt.) an individual;
Rubens C. Teixeira (aka Ac. Rainjitananda Avadhuta) an individual;
Prabha Thakur (aka Avtk. Ananda Vibha Ac.), an individual;
Jody Wright (aka Ac. Devanistha) an individual;
William C. Dorf (aka Valmiki), an individual;
L. Michael Hemmelgarn (aka Vinaya), an individual;
Wayland Secrest (aka Vishvadeva), an individual;
Ananda Marga of Denver, Inc., a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha, Inc., a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga Women’s Welfare, Inc., a Kansas Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga Yoga Society, Inc., an Illinois Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Dhiira Sierra Foothills, Inc.,a California Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga of Albany, Inc.; a New York Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga of Eugene, Inc., an Oregon Nonprofit Corporation;
New Day Ananda Marga School of Portland, Inc., an Oregon Nonprofit Corporation;
Progressive Schools, Inc., a Florida Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga of Minneapolis, Inc., a Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga of North Carolina, Inc., a North Carolina Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga of New York City, Inc., a New York Nonprofit Corporation; Plaintiff;
Ananda Marga of Philadelphia, Inc., a Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation;
Ananda Marga of Vermont, Inc., a Vermont Nonprofit Corporation

DEFENDANTS ROSTER
Acharya Vimalananda Avadhuta, an individual;
Acarya Dharmapremananda Avadhuta (aka Dipendra Kumar Singh), an individual;
Acarya Divyalokeshananda Avadhuta (aka Dirk Duill), an individual;
Tvka Dhruva (aka Clark Emerson Forden), an individual;
Shyam Sundar Kaushesh, an individual;
Piyush Bhatnagar, an individual

DEFENDANT INTERVENORS
Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha, a Registered Association in West Bengal, India