Cardinal Telesphore Toppa wants that the Catholic Church in Jharkhand should have its own Medical College cum Hospital, Engineering and Law colleges.” This is my dream and need of the area”, says Toppo.
Talking to the media persons on his 75th birth day inside his office cum residence in Ranchi,Toppo said he always worked for the happiness of the people. “Every body of Jharkhand should be happy. A sense of brothethood must prevail among all sections of people.”
His birthday was celebrated today by Dr Bharati Kashyap, a popular eye specialist,who called many reputed citizens to wish Cardinal Toppo.
During his talks, Toppo disclosed that he was keen to join the Army. “Later, I wanted to become a Member of Parliament.But my father Ambrosh Toppo wanted me to become a priest. Having seen the work done by a priest,I became the same. Though I did not become Army officer or MP, I became a captain in the form of a carrier of the followers”, said Cardinal Toppo, who has added several institutions to the Catholic Church in Jharkhand.