Gratitude is not only the memory but the homage of the heart. SOCHARA pays homage to the memory of the many people who inspired us over the years and encouraged us with their involvement, wisdom, solidarity and support during their lives.

Dr. Arun Guptha

Dr. Arun Guptha studied Medicine in Russia, Moscow. After few years of Graduation with the support and inspiration of Fr. Claude D’Souza he joined the Fellowship. During his association with CHLP he explored the Dalit issues, Manual Scavenging, Appropriate Technologies for Health, Hunger and Health, child sexual abuse and other Community challenges.

He did his field posting in Navasarjan in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. After completing his fellowship he was working as a community practitioner and passed away in a tragic road accident.