Jose Kalapura is director of Jesuit-run research institute Xavier Institute of Social Research at Patna. He is engaged in the study of the socially disadvantaged communities in Bihar. He has written several books and articles. He specialized in Christian history with a focus on Bihar. He is consulted on Christianity in Bihar. He has 25 years of experience in journalism and has reported on Bihar.

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Sister spends three decades among lowest caste in Bihar, India

Notre Dame Sr. Sudha Varghese has dedicated years to serving the Musahar, the lowest caste in India. She brought revolutionary changes among the Musahar through Nari Gunjan, an umbrella organization she launched in 1987 to coordinate multilayered activities such as education, advocacy and welfare services.