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Gandhian Couple’s innovative residential school for underprivileged in a remote village of Gujarat

Residents of Dhedhuki, a remote interior village of Gujarat, Chaitanyabhai and Sonalben, a devout Gandhian couple are firm believers of the philosophy of the Nishkama Karma followed by Gandhi. And rightly so. The couple dedicated their lives to live by Gandhi’s principle ‘We should act not only for our dear ones but also for the whole world.’ The couple founded a not-for-profit called Lokmitra in 1989 in their village Dhedhuki to resolve challenges faced by the people in the remote village.


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