Bio – Data of Archbishop
Name Archbishop Victor Henry Thakur
Date of Birth July 1, 1954, Place: Chakhni, Bihar
Parents Late Mr. Henry Stephen Thakur & Late Mrs. Margaret
Brothers & Sisters 4 brothers and 5 sisters
Position among brothers and sisters: 7th
Joined Minor Seminary 1974  for Raipur at St. Charles’ Seminary Nagpur
Philosophy and Theology St. Charles’ Seminary, Nagpur (1975-1984)
Regency Headmaster, Bharat Mata English Medium School, Bilaspur (1979-1980)
College studies St. Francis De Sales College, Nagpur (1975-79)
Priestly Ordination May 3, 1984 at Chakhni (then in the Diocese of Patna, Bihar)
Higher Studies Licentiate  & Doctorate in Dogmatic Theology from Rome (1987 to 1992 )
Appointments 2013   Metropolitan Archbishop of Raipur
Appointment as Archbishop of Raipur July 3, 2013
Installation as Metropolitan Archbishop of Raipur September 19,  2013