|Founded||1 January 1924|
|Type||Left-wing, Peaceful Militia|
|Key people||Jagdish Tytler|
|Formerly called||Hindustani Seva Dal|
In 1923, following the 
In 1931, the 
The task of imparting training and organising volunteers was given to the Dal in 1938, which was then headquartered in the Karnatak district of the 
West Bengal government banned Sewa Dal in 1948. Jawaharlal Nehru got the ban lifted.  on the principle that bans are justified only under exceptional circumstances.
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