At the age of 10, his parents let him go with his relatives to work in India. Karna Bahadur Budhathoki worked as a caretaker of kids for six years. After he was fed up, he left the job and started work in a Tea garden. He did not like working at the same place and went to West Bengal.
The Muslim community in Assam is slowly warming up to family planning methods Muslims constitute nearly 35 per cent of Assam’s 33 million people and the high birth rate among the community is a major source of friction over the state’s most volatile issue—undocumented immigrants, especially those from neighbouring Bangladesh.