Musahar community wants Manjhi back to finish development work

Members of the dominant Musahar community in Parvarti Nagar village, nestled in the foothills of a hillock in Khizrsarai block of Gaya district, are seething with rage. They have plenty to be angry about. Basic amenities are mostly non-existent and even Jitan Ram Mamjhi, a fellow community member who was the state’s chief minister till…

Musahars in Bihar live a terrible life

ATRI/WAZIRGANJ (Gaya): In Bihar’s high-stake political battle, Musahars – an influential group of dalits within the 16% Mahadalit voters in the state – continue to survive in terrible living conditions, without even enough food and clothes. A drive through Banganga-Atri road off National Highway 82 (Nawada-Gaya), reveals that Musahars, an extremely poor community of mostly…

Dinner with Sachin Tendulkar

Two little champs of SSK, Ram Murari (III) and Mithilesh (VIII) met with the Little Master on 10th April, 2014. They had to go through a rigorous selection process to be able to finally win a trip to Mumbai and have lunch with Sachin. The kids bowled him over with their questions and he mesmerized…