Harish K.Saxena, national president of Youth Hostels Association of India (YHAI), on Sunday visited the Bangalore International Youth Hostel (BIYH) near Kottigepalaya here. He said the BIYH, which will become operational soon, would be the first youth hostel in south India to be run by the YHAI. Prof. Saxena said YHAI would construct a ‘Centre for Study of Youth Hostelling for Peace and International Understanding’ at Mysore. — Staff Reporter

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