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Sprouting Hope | The Social Warriors

When Anupam started out, women in the village taunted her, saying she was growing gobar chatta, as wild mushroom is locally known.

For years, Uday Choudhary, a farmer in the Varhari Behta village of Sitamarhi district in Bihar, toiled as a clerk in a private college, hoping for a permanent job. His daughter Anupam, just a teenager at the time,

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