Varghese was awarded with Padma Shree in recognition of her services to the community.
58-year-old, Varghese, who came all the way from Kerala to study the social structure in Bihar, decided to stay back and do something for one of the state’s most backward communities.She made an in-depth study of the social scenario of the state and chose to work for the Muhasar community.
“My dream is really ambitious. I want that children should at least to study till matric. Those who want to study further should continue with it and those who are not interested in it should be given vocational training, so that they can become self dependent. They should be confident and learn the skill of living life. I want them to live a normal life like them,” said Verghese.
For the parents of these girls Sudha Verghese is God who has brought a new ray of hope in the life of their daughters. “Sudha is God sent for us. Our children will study and do something in life,” said Bharat, a father.