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Shantiniketan Chhatrawas: A center of service and sanskars

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Dagshai, a place situated at the height of 5000 ft. in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh-the land of Gods- is a beautiful place to visit once in lifetime. The Indian Army has its cantonment here. Sewa Bharati, Himachal Pradesh runs a hostel- Shantiniketan Chhatrawas for poor, destitute and helpless boys where students studying in standard II to X are accommodated. These students belong to remote and inaccessible areas of the state. They mostly come from Dodrakyar and Nerwa of Shimla district, Bari of Kinnore district, Jasorgarh of Chamba district, Shilla, Lanacheta of Sirmour and Chhota Bhangal (Barot) of Mandi district. Some of these areas are covered with ice for most part of the year.
The hostel was started on March 9, 2008 with 14 students. Now their number is 18 but till now 50 students have passed out from this hostel. Sewa Bharati bears the expenses of these students for lodging, boarding, education etc. Sewa Internatinal and some local philanthropists extend the…