Pavankhind Mohim 2021

Dear All,

 

We @ शिखर वेध have planned our yearly event of Panhala – Pavankhind – Padbhraman Mohim on 25-26th September 2021. This Mohim commemorates Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s escape from the besieged Panhala to the safety of Vishalgad.

यंदाचे वर्ष ही मोहीम आयोजित करण्याचे ‘शिखर वेध’ या संस्थेचे बारावे वर्ष आहे !!!

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The cost for the event is about  Rs. 3250 / – per head

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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for Transportation by Private Vehicle … All Veg. foods for 2 days as mentioned & Accommodation in village house … (Excludes Sunday Dinner )

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Note:- 1) For Pune Participants AND Those participants who are Repeating this Pavankhind Mohim event with SHIKHAR VEDH again

The cost for the Mohim would b Rs. 2950 / – per head

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History:

 

Panhala – Pavankhind -Vishalgad 

 

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was under siege of Siddi Johar on Panhala fort from 2nd March 1660. The siege lasted long and all food stocks had finished and made things difficult for Shivaji Maharaj. It was impossible to defeat the 30000 soldiered troop of Siddi. Shivaji Maharaj with some 600 mavalas decided to escape to Vishalgad, 65 kms away. It was Ashadi Pournima, with heavy rains falling. Chatrapati Shivaji Raje informed Siddi that he would surrender hence Siddi troops were little careless. Taking advantage Shivaji Maharaj escaped from Panhala. He wasn’t safe till he reached Vishalgad. Some how Siddi’s troops spotted Shivaji Raje’s escape, he immediately sent horsed troops behind him and they got hold of Shivaji, who was later brought to Siddi’s camp. But it was Raja Shivaji’s game plan; person whom they had caught was not Shivaji Raje, but Siva Kashid Nhavi who was immediately killed. Siddi somehow came to know that Shivaji Maharaj was on his way to Vishalgad, and so sent troops behind him. Shivaji Raje knew that Siddi’s troops were following him. Baji Prabhu, Chatrapati Shivaji’s loyal sardar decided to stay in Ghod Khind with 300 mavalas, a col were mountain ridges near Vishalgad unite and was the only way to Vishalgad then. Baji Prabhu with his 300 mavalas had guerilla warfare at Ghodkhind and held the Siddis troops there. They fought bravely till their death. It was only after Baji heard the canon fire indicating safe reach of Shivaji Maharaj at Vishalgad, he gave his life. It was 21 hour continuous journey from Panhala to Vishalgad. Story didn’t end here; Chatrapati Shivaji Raje had to fight his way to Vishalgad. Vishalgad is a fort difficult to conquer, difficult to lay siege. Also even if siege was laid, one would have enough time to escape to Konkan. Siddi was building siege on Vishalgad, but Shivaji Raje with his diplomatic trick made Adil Shah bring back Siddi Johar.

 

Meeting Point: 

Pritam Hotel, DADAR (E) @ 20:30 Hrs on Friday 24th September 2021

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21:30 Hrs: Departure from DADAR by private vehicle

20:30 Hrs: Departure from DADAR by Mahalaxmi Express

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Saturday 25th September 2021

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07:30 Hrs: @ Kolhapur Station

08:30 Hrs: @ Panhala

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Breakfast & T ( 2 b borne by participants @ nearby hotel)

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09:30 hrs: Descend frm Pusati Buruj

10:30 Hrs: @ Turukwadi —~2.5 km Complete

11:00 Hrs: @ Mhalunge Village — ~5 km Complete

12:00 Hrs: @ Mhasai Pathar-Mhasai Temple — ~11 km Complete

13:15 Hrs: @ Kumbharwadi — ~14 km Complete

14:30 Hrs: @ Chapewadi — ~18 km Complete

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Lunch BREAK

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15:15 Hrs: Start

16:30 Hrs: @ Mandlaiwadi — ~23 km Complete

17:30 Hrs: @ Karapewadi — ~28 km Complete

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Dinner & Overnight stay @ Karpewadi … village house

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Sunday 26th  September 2021

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Breakfast – Tea

07:30 Hrs: Move

10:00 Hrs: @ Patewadi — ~34 km Complete

15 mins Break

13:00 Hrs: @ Pandherpani — ~44 km Complete

Lunch Break

15:00 Hrs: @ Pavankhind — ~51 km Complete

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Pay Tribute to Veer Baji Prabhu Deshpande

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17:00 Hrs: Move 2 Mumbai by Bus

19:30 Hrs: Kolhapur station … Board Mahalaxmi Express to Mumbai

Dinner at hotel on highway ( 2 b borne by participants )

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Monday 27th September 2021

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05:00 Hrs: @ Mumbai (Dats’ subjective)

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The cost for the event is about Rs. 3250 / – per head

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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for Transportation by Private Vehicle … All Veg. foods for 2 days as mentioned & Accommodation in village house … (Excludes Sunday Dinner )

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Note:- 1) For Pune Participants, separate vehicle can be arranged if minimum 7 participants confirm their presence. In that case for Pune participants,

 

The cost for the Mohim would b Rs. 2950 / – per head

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This includes Pune 2 Pune fare for Transportation by Private Vehicle …  All Veg. foods for 2 days as mentioned & Accommodation in village house … (Excludes Sunday Dinner )

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Kolhapur to Kolhapur :-The cost for the Mohim would b Rs. 1950 / – per head

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2) Those who want 2 join only for Exploration of Panhala, Pavankhind AND not on a trek can do so albeit the cost remains same for them … enroll as far ur convenience

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3) Those participants who are Repeating this event with SHIKHAR VEDH again, the cost for them would b Rs 2950/- per head

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Deposit advance amount of Rs. 3250/-  (Non-Refundable) on following A/c for Private vehicle and Food, Accommodation etc. 

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Lasr date for registration: – Thursday 16 September 2021 till 5 pm 

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Note: Since the endurance level is extremely high there will be a limit for joining the Mohim.

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Some memories in form of snaps of our previous trail

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Things To Carry:-

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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)

A Torch with spare set of Battery (a must)

Sleeping mat, bedding (a must)

Extra 2 Pair of Clothes (a must)

100 ml coconut oil (for Shoe bite), Salt, Turmeric powder (for Leeches)

Good trekking shoes; carry extra pair (a must)

Rain-cheater (Optional)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

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A haversack to put all these things

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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil (O): 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)

Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध, has arranged a day trek to Avachitgad near Roha …

Hope to c u on trek :-)

Details r as follows

Brief Introduction about Avchitgad: –

Height: 300 metre
Grade: Easy …
Time: ~ Maximum 1.5 hrs from Medha, Base Village
Location: Roha, Raigad District

The city of Roha is situated on the banks of Kundalika River. Avchitgad is situated in the mountain ranges around Roha. Nicely tucked away from the main Shayadri range this is a rather unexplored fort (as per trekkeres are concerned). This region is beautiful, and the fort was one of the rich forts of Maharashtra. Dense woods along the mountain have made it bit difficult to ascend to the top.

Fascinating Spot: –

The main entrance to the fort is still in good condition. The bastion on the way from Medhe is in much better state. It was used for keeping a watch on the surrounding region. As we proceed further from the main entrance, we come across the remnants of old constructions on a neighboring hillock.
There is a beautiful dodecahedron (16 sided) shaped lake on the top. Near to it is a statue of Lord Khandoba. The fort is not much wide, but stretches long enough. It takes about two hours to see the fort. The forest around the fort is dense and the fauna comprises wild hogs, leopards, foxes, monkeys, etc.

From the top of Avchitgad we can have a glimpse of Telbaila, Sudhagad, Sarasgad, Korigad to the Noth-East & Dhangad, Raigad and Savashna Ghat on the South – East side. All these forts lie within a 25 km radius of this fort.

This is a best monsoon trek.

Journey Details: –

Day 1:

05:30 Hrs : Meeting point at WEH metro station bus stop, Andheri.
05:50 Hrs : @ Kalanagar bus stop, Bandra.
06:10 Hrs : @ Sion station circle.
06:25 Hrs : @ Diamond Garden, Chembur.
06:45 Hrs : @ Vashi below the main bridge, Vashi.
07:15 Hrs : @ McDonald’s, Kalamboli
07:30 Hrs : @ Panvel
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9:00 am: @ Medha

Breakfast – Tea Time

09:45 Hrs : Ascend
11:45 Hrs : Atop
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1 Hour for Explore fort, Rest and enjoy the view of the surrounding region
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12:45 Hrs : Descend
14:30 Hrs : Reach base village

Lunch Time

16:30 Hrs : Departure for Mumbai

We will be in mumbai around 21:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Contribution for the trek is Rs 1450/- per head

That Includes Transportation from Andheri to Andheri,1 Break Fast – Tea + 1 Veg Lunch & Evening Tea & Shikhar Vedh Charges

Pls deposit Rs 1450/- per head (Non-Refundable) in following A/c.
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
Ifsc Code : ICIC0000268
OR
Googlepay : 9702121373
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Last date to register with advance payment is Thursday till 5 pm
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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteriesRain-cheater
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food.
Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably Coasters CTR / ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit
A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Hari_3

Dear all,

We @ Shikhar Vedh are glad to invite you for Trek to Harishchandragad via Pachnai on Sundays

Itinerary of the event Details:

Rendezvous:

Day 1:- National Park,Borivali (E)  @ 23:00 Hrs

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11:30 pm Pick up at WEH metro station bus stop.

11:45 pm Pick up at Kalanagar bus stop (on highway), Bandra.

12:00 am Pick up at Sion station circle.

12:45 am Pick up at Teen Hath Naka, Thane.

DAY 2 :: Sunday
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05:00 Hrs : – @  Pachnai

Rest for an hours
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Breakfast-T Time

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07:00 Hrs : Trek Start
 
10:00 Hrs : Reach Atop
 
Explore the temple, Kedareshwar, and surrounding area
 
Move to Kokankada
 
Lunch , Rest Time
 
13:00 Hrs: Descend via Pachnai

15:30 Hrs: @ Pachnai

from there by private vehicle to Mumbai

 
We will reach to Mumbai 23:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)

The cost for da Trek is about Rs. 1700 per head
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tht includes transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai by private vehicle, 1 veg breakfast & Veg Lunch and Shikhar Vedh administration charges

NOTE : Minimum 8 participants required to execute

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Deposit Rs. 1700/- per head (Non-Refundable) advance on following A/c for Food & vehicle booking
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

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Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – Thursday till 5 pm OR Till the reg. gets full

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Things To Carry: -
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A Water Bottle (~3 Liters) ( a must)
Torch with extra cell ( a must)
Rain-cheater (a must)
Windcheater , Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes (Preferably ACTION),
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A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

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Jagadish Patil:  09702121373 / 09869369836 
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Sondai_Fort_1

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a 1 day trek to Sondai fort
Hope to c u on trek :-)
Details are as follows

Brief Introduction about Sondai: -
Height: 1200 feet
Grade:  Easy …
Time: ~ Maximum 2 hrs from Sondewadi, Base Village
Location: Karjat

Sondai is not such a famous fort near Karjat Chowk Phata. Sondai Fort Trek is nine kilometers from Karjat railway station. It offers a beautiful view of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Irshalgad, Rajmachi, Songiri forts, Karnala Fort, and Matheran mountain range. Sondai Fort Karjat was used as a watchtower to protect the trade routes. Sondewadi and Wavarle are the base villages of Sondai fort. Sondewadi village is situated at 1/4th height of this Fort.

There are two water cisterns on, and steps are carved out of rocks to go to the topmost point where an idol of Sondai Devi stands. Two more water cisterns are on the way and have potable water. Waverle is another village from where a bit difficult approach to the Fort passes through the dense forest. Sondai trek, an iron ladder, has been installed. It has made the climb till the summit to seek the blessing of Sondai Devi temple safer for all the hikers and devotees. 

Journey Details: -

Day 1
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Meeting Point 05:45 Hrs @ Metro Station Bus Stop, Andheri

06:00 Hrs : Move by private vehicle 
 
Pick Up En-route  Bandra, Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Mcd-Kalamboli

09:00 Hrs : Sondaiwadi
 
Breakfast – Tea Time
 
09:30 Hrs : – Trek start
11:30 Hrs: –  ATop
 
Two hours time for Exploration, Rest & Lunch …
 
13:30 Hrs: – Descend
15:00 Hrs: – @ Base
16:00 Hrs:- Move to Mumbai
20:00 Hrs: –  @ Mumbai with lovely memories and new friends …

We will be in mumbai around 21:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Cost for Trek is about  Rs. 1300/- per head
 

This includes Transportation for Andheri 2 Andheri by Private vehicle, Morning Breakfast – Tea & Guide

One needs to deposit ₹ 1500/- (Non-refundable) in advance into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – Thursday, 5 pm OR Till batch gets full

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( A must)

Pls do carry Lunch for the day ( A must)

Torch with extra set of Battery (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION or Coasters CTR,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
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A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Event Details:

  • Height of fort: 2710 feet approx.
  • Nearest City Lonavala.
  • Tent Stay on triple sharing.
  • Campfire.
  • Night Jungle Trail Walk.
  • Shivardhan Fort and Manoranjan Fort Exploration.
  • Local Village Food.
  • Separate Stay for Females.

Camping Rajmachi Event Itinerary:

Day 1 – Saturday ::

We meet at 16:15 Hrs. (sharp) at Khopoli Railway station

17:00 Hrs. (sharp) at Lonavala Railway station

From Mumbai you can board: CSTM – Kajat Fast Local

  • 13:40 CST
  • 13:47 Byculla
  • 13:53 Dadar
  • 14:00 Kurla
  • 14:04 Ghatkopar
  • 14:20 Thane
  • 14:40 Kalyan
  • 15:32 Karjat

From Karjat – Khopoli Slow Local

  • 15:37 Karjat
  • 16:02 Khopoli

From Khopoli by private jeeps to Rajmachi

PUNE people

Catch Pune-Lonavala local … Timings as follows

15:00 Hrs: Pune Staion

15:06 Hrs: Shivaji Nagar

15:23 hrs: Pimpri

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16:32 Hrs: Lonavala

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Day 1:- Saturday

16:45 hrs: Meet @ Lonavala Railway Station near Ticket Counter.

17:00 hrs: Move towads Rajmachi Village by Jeep.

18:00 hrs: Reach Rajmachi Village,

Dinner, Camp Fire and Fun Games.

Day 2:- Sunday 

07:00 hrs: Wake Up.

07:30 hrs: Breakfast.

08:00 hrs: Manoranjan fort and Shrivardhan fort exploration.

12:00 hrs:  Lunch.

13:00 hrs: Leave for Lonavala & Khopoli Railway Station by Jeep.

14:00 hrs: @ Lonawala Station

14:30 Hrs: @ Khopoli Railway Station

Camping Ends with Happy Memories.

The cost of this event would be Rs. 1800/- per head  (Khopoli to Khopoli) & Rs 1600/- per head (Lonawala to Lonawala)

That would include:

Transportation : Khopoli – Lonavala – Udhewadi – Lonavala stn – Khopoli by pvt jeeps, 

Saturday Veg dinner

Sunday Morning Breakfast – Tea, Sunday Lunch

Tented Accommodation & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

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Advance amount of Rs. 1600/- per head (Non- Refundable) for registration

Please deposit same amount on following details:

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI bank a/c no : 026801521464
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)

IFSC code : ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373
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Last date to register: 4 days prior to event ot till the batch is full
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Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~ 3 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping Mat / bags (a must)
Torch with batteries ( a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages,
personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
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Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836
In case call is not received; please do sms / whtsapp
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Also join us @

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Raigad_Fort

प्रौढ़प्रताप, पुरंदर गो ब्राह्मण प्रतिपालक, हिन्दवी स्वराज्य संस्थापक, क्षत्रिय कुलभूषण, सिन्हासनाधिश्वर, राजा धिराज, महाराज, योगिराज, श्रीमंत, श्री छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज की, जय …….. जय भवानी, जय शिवाजी ……. हर हर महादेव !!!!

Dear all,
We @ शिखर वेध invite u all for Trek to Shivteertha Raigad fort – The capital of Hindvi Swarajya to on Sunday
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Interested people do join us …
Hope 2 c u on trek !!!
Brief Introduction abt Raigad:-
Height:Abt 2900 ft
Grade:Easy
Time:~2 hrs from Pachad near Mahad
Location:Raigad Range”
Fort Raigad is much more than a mere tourist spot. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage, which has left an imprint of the grand vision of Hindavi Swarajya as cherished by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.”
Fort Raigad was the capital of the most illustrious Maratha sovereign,nurtured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.It is a monument of his prophetic vision of Hindavi Swarajya.Sightseeing :

The first main place on the fort is the main door – ‘Maha Darawaja‘. After the main door, Ganga sagar and some remains of the palace can be seen. Hirkani Buruj can also be seen and one doesn’t believe the heroic deeds of Hirkani (she came down the fort barefooted at night from this point). The famous ‘Takmak Tok’ or place for life punishment – is on the north side. It’s thrilling to stand near Takmak Tok which is always full of breeze. One can see the ammunition store here. The marketplace on the fort is worth watching and history lovers spend time here recalling the great warrior.

The statue of ‘Shivaji Maharaj’ is situated at the center of the fort. The Samadhi of Maharaj is also very beautiful and one can remember Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his contribution and full dedication to Swaraj. The other places to visit on the fort are Jagdishwar Temple, Koli Lake, Shirkai Temple etc. The view of ‘Lingana’ is also wonderful.

Itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Rendezvous:
Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) @ 22:00 Hrs on Saturday

 
22:30 Hrs: Departure from Dadar

Pick ups en-route Chembur, Vashi, Panvel etc.
Day 1: Sunday

05:00 Hrs – Pachad Base Village, Raigad Fort …
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Break-fast Tea
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Ascend
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08:30 Hrs – Atop Raigad
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Exploration on fort
13:30 Hrs – Lunch14:30 Hrs – Descend
16:30 Hrs – BaseVisit to Jijamata Samadhi @ Pachad

17:30 Hrs: Depart to Mumbai

22:30 Hrs – Back 2 Dadar (Subjective)

The expenditure for the Event is about Rs. 1650 / – per head
This includes Transportation Charges by private vehicle (Dadar to Dadar) & morning, evening refreshments & Veg Lunch
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Advance amount of Rs. 1650/- per head (Non- Refundable) for booking the vehicle is a must !!!
Please deposit same amount on following details
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI bank a/c no : 026801521464
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)
IFSc Code: ICIC0000268
 
OR
 
Googlepay : 9702121373
Last date 2 confirm yourself for the event with advance payment is Thursday till 5 pm
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Note: 
Smoking and consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited


Things To Carry: -
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) [MUST]
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
A good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact onJagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836


Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Dear all,
We @ शिखर वेध, has arranged An overnight Trek 2 Rohida-Raireshwar-Kenjalgad – Kamalgad forts on 17-18 October 2020
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Hope 2 c u on the event with me 2 Njoy nature …
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Details as follows:

Brief intro about the forts as follows:
Rohida Fort (3661 feet)

…This is a very important fort in Bhor area (Pune District) situated on Bhor – Mahabaleshwar mountain range. This fort impressed because of its long natural fortwall and well constructed entrance gate. We need to pass through three gates before we reach the top of this fort. First Mahadarwaja is circular type, on Second darwaja there is carving of Lion and legendary animal ‘Sharabh’. On the third gate there are carved images of Lotus, fish and images of Sun & Moon on the upper side.On Fort we can see a water tank, Rohideshwar temple, carved caves, ruins of fortifications & old buildings including grain storage, sadar (main office). There are seven Buruj on Rohida out of which Fatte Buruj, Waghjai & Shiravle Buruj are well constructed to fight with the enemy.

Raireshwar (4589 feet) :- Tableland of Pachgani is very famous but higher and longer tableland is the plateau of Rayari. It is 8 km away from Bhor. It looks beautiful in the monsoon. Raireshwar was considered to develop as a hill station & in real sense it is a hill station.  Raireshwar is historically important, Shivaji Maharaj took the Oath of Swaraj in a temple of Lord Shiva. After this he kept on conquering forts and established Swaraj. This temple is situated rather deep in the interior, hence not seen in first glance. A temple surrounded by hills, surroundings covered by natural beauties. Stone structured temples of the 16th century are the main attraction of Raireshwar.Kenjalgad ( 4273 feet) is situated on the Mandhardev spur of the Mahadev range eleven miles north-west of Wai. It is a flat-topped hill of an irregular oval shape, about 250 yards long and one hundred yards wide. Khelanja fort is said to have been built by the Bhoj Rajas of Panhala who flourished in the twelfth century.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:
Rendezvous:
Friday 16th October 2020 :: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (east) @ 23:00 Hrs
 
Depart from pvt vehicle. Pick up en-route till Panvel
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Saturday 17th October 202005:30 Hrs: @ Vasole – Tupewadi

Refresh & Breakfast
07:00 Hrs: Ascend 2 Kamalgad
10:00 Hrs: Atop Kamalgad
Exploration for 1 Hours
11:00 Hrs: Descend
13:30 Hrs: @ Base
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13:30 Hrs: Lunch time
 
Drive to Kenjalgad Base
15:30 Hrs: @ Kenjalgad
 
16:00 Hrs: Ascend 2 Kenjalgad
16:30 Hrs: Atop 
Exploration for 1 hour
17:30 Hrs: Descend
 
Drive to Raireshwar Khind
 
18:00 Hrs: @ Raireshwar Ascend
 
18:30 Hrs: @ Raireshwar Atop
20:30 Hrs: Dinner @ our host @ Raireshwar

Campfire session if interested ;)


Sunday 18th October 2020
07:00 Hrs: Breakfast & Tea
Explore Raireshwar
09:00 Hrs: Descend
09:30 Hrs: Drive to Rohida Base-Bajarwadi
 
En-route visit 2 Nageshwar temple @ Ambavade & Pant Sachiv of Bhor Shankaraji Narayan Samadhi & Suspension bridge built in 1935
11:00 Hrs: @ Bajarwadi 
Ascend 2 Rohida
 
12:30 Hrs: Atop Rohida
Exploration for 1.5 Hours
14:00 Hrs: Descend
15:00 Hrs: @ Base
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Late Lunch @ Hotel in Bhor
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Departure 2 Mumbai
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We will be in Dadar around 22:30 hrs (that’s – subjective)The Cost for the trek is abt Rs. 2750 /- per head
This includes Mumbai to Mumbai transportation by non-ac private vehicle, Dormitory Accommodation in Villagers house, 3 veg meals and refreshments 

Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 2750/- (Non-refundable) to book for a private vehicle … Deposit the amount on the following account.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code: ICIC0000268
 
OR
 
Googlepay: 9702121373

Seats r limited … MAXimum 15 participants …

Last date 2 confirm your presence for the trek is Thursday 15 October 2020 till 5 pm with advance payment OR Till da Registration gets Full …

Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Sleeping Mat – Bags (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food.
Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes (preferably Action), do carry a extra pair as well
Personal basic medical kit
A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a one day trek to Patta FORT (Vishramgad)

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Hope 2 cu on trek with us to enjoy

Brief Introduction about PATTA Fort (VISHRAMGAD) : –

Grade: Easy
Type :Hill Fort
Height : 4562 feet
Region : Nashik
Base village : Pattawaadi
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Fort Patta History –
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Patta fort earlier belonged to Mughals but in year 1671,Moropant Pingle was on a mission of capturing forts in Nasik and Baglan range and thus in year 1672,Moropant Pingle was succesful to capture this fort
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Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj during raid on Jalna in year 1679 rested for some time near Sangamner and unfortunately the Maratha army was siezed from all sides by Mughal army and Shivaji Maharaj was ill during that time. Bahirji Naik succesfully rescued Shivaji Maharaj and took him to Patta fort. Shivaji Maharaj stayed on this fort for around 1.5 months to recover from illness(After Rajgad and Raigad,Patta is the only fort where Shivaji Maharaj stayed for this much long time)
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Itinerary Details: –
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Day 1/b>
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The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

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Meeting Point : @ WEH Metro Bus Station, Andheri …. @ 05:45 Hrs 

09:45 Hrs: Pattawadi – base
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Breakfast-T en-route
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10:30 Hrs : – @ Base

Ascend

11:30 Hrs: Atop Fort
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2 Hrs time for Exploration, Rest

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14:00 Hrs: @ Pattawadi Base
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Lunch Time
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En-route Photography @ Wind-Mills
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We will be back in Mumbai around 21:30 Hrs (Thats subjective) …

The cost of the trek is about Rs. 1350 / – per head

This includes Transportation from Mumbai 2 Mumbai by private vehicle ; Morning Breakfast + Tea , Veg Lunch; Forest Entry fees & SHIKHAR VEDH Charges

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For registration, Rs. 1350/- per head (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle charges is a must …

Deposit the amount on following account.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Maximum 25 seats …
Last date for confirmation with advance payment is till Thursday 5 pm
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Things To Carry: -
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Pls do carry A Water Bottle (~2 liters a must)

Rain-cheater
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
A haversack to put all these things
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For any Clarification and further information call on.
Jagadish Patil (O) : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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incase the call is not received, leave sms with your name and confirmation

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Karnala Fort

Dear All
We @ शिखर वेध , have decided to UP the adrenaline dosage by organizing a Trek to Karnala Fort
 
Here is some info abt the fort:

Height: 1500 feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Type: Hill Fort

Karnala fort is a hill fort in Raigad district about 13 km from Panvel. Currently it is a protected place lying within the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It was a fort of strategic importance.

Redeemed with the power struggle of many rulers, Karnala Fort stands as a specimen of the 13th century constructions. The fort was sparingly used by the Karnala rulers including Angres, Mudhan and Peshwas until 1818, by which time British rulers have taken over the grand old fort under their control.The Karnala Fort engulf a steep rock in the midst of greenish surroundings and has been a challenge to many adventurous trekkers all through the past and continue to be a great attraction among the fans of trekkers. The fort doorway is adorned with many carvings of elephants and tigers. One can see cute water reservoirs developed naturally in the rocks. The cool surroundings and the beautiful landscapes make this region a place for calm weekends.

Plan:

Rendezvous: Meet at 07:30 AM (Sharp) at Panvel Railway Station

Please ensure punctuality.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

1) CST – Panvel Train timings as below

CST : 05:56 Hrs

Vadala: 06:14 Hrs

Kurla : 06:24 Hrs

Vashi: 06:43 Hrs

Belapur: 06:58 Hrs

Panvel: 07:13 Hrs

2) Thane – Panvel Train timings as below

THane: 06:24 Hrs

Koparkhairane: 06:41 Hrs

Belapur: 07:02 Hrs

Panvel: 07:17 Hrs

A walk of about 10 minutes will bring us to Panvel ST Depo

07:50 Hrs: Depart from Panvel bus depo to Karnala by ST / tumtum 

08:35 Hrs: @ Karnala base

Breakfast – Tea   

Intro & Instructions

09:15 Hrs: Trek from Base to Karnala Fort

11:30 Hrs: Atop Karnala Fort
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Sight seeing, REST & Lunch Time for 2 Hrs

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13:30 Hrs: Descend 2 Base

16:00 Hrs: @ Karnala Base

MOve 2 Panvel By ST / Tum-tum

17:30 Hrs: @ Panvel bus depo

We would be getting back to Dadar at approx 19:30 Hrs (Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 800/- per head only and would include:

> Panvel – Karnala – Panvel by Tumtum / ST
> Morning Breakfast – Tea
> Sanctuary – Entry Fee
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Deposit Rs. 800/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for vehicle reservation
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATILICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

 
IFSC code: ICIC0000268
 
OR
 
Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to departure
VIMP Note: At the forest entry – point, All plastic bottles will be Counted & have to deposit some amount for the same. In case, if any participant member forget his bottle in the sanctuary and couldn’t show it at the gate, he has to Pay Rs 100/- fine for the same.
Note: Maximum 35 seats
Things To Carry: -
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( a must)
LUNCH for da day (a Must)
Raincheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil (O) : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Dear All,
We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Konkankada Camping @ Trekkers Paradise-Harishchandrgad
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Hope 2 c u on trek with us to NJoy again 
Brief Introduction about Harishchandragad:Height: 1412 meters (4510 feet)
Grade:Easy
Time: ~ 2 hrs from Pachnai, Base Village
Location:Nagar region
Harishchandragad: The fort is quite ancient, considered to be from the Medieval period. The Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate on Taramati/Rohidas in 14th century. The caves are also from the same period. Harishchandragad was captured by the Marathas in 1747 from the Moguls.

Konkan Kada:
 The most interesting point on this fort is this cliff, which has always fascinated many people from many years. The cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region and sunset. This cliff is not just vertical; it is an overhang, almost like a cobra’s hood.

Kedareshwar: 
The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.

Journey Details:
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Day 1: Saturday
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06:30 Hrs:
Depart 2  Pachnai by Private vehicle
B/f en-route

13:00 Hrs : – @ Pachnai
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.Lunch Time
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14:30 Hrs : ASCEND

17:00 Hrs: @ Atop H’gad

17:30 Hrs : @ Konkan Kada

T- Time Sunset View

20:00 Hrs : Dinner ( Bhakri, Bhaji, Rice & Daal)and retire for the dayTented Accommodation

Day 2: Sunday 

06:30 Hrs : Good Morning

Post Breakfast – Tea

Explore Hgad … Caves, Kedarehwar Temple etc

10:30 Hrs: Descend via Pachnai

12:00 Hrs: @ Pachnai
Lunch in hotel on the way
We will reach to Mumbai 19:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)

The cost for da Trek is about Rs. 2550 per head
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tht includes transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai by private vehicle, 3 veg meals & 2 refreshments & TENTED ACCOMMODATION
NOTE : Minimum 8 participants required to execute

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Deposit Rs. 1500/- per head (Non-Refundable) advance on following A/c for Food & vehicle booking
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – 2 days prior to departure

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Things To Carry: -
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) ( a must)
Bedding – sleeping mat/bag (a must)
Torch with extra cell ( a must)
Windcheater , Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes (Preferably ACTION),
.
A haversack to put all these things
.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

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Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/