PLACES OF INTEREST

DONGRI.

Dongri, in Salsette four miles west of Bhayndar station on the Baroda railway, with a Christian population of 1280, has a Portuguese church dedicated to Our Lady of Belem or Bethlehem, in good repair measuring 72 feet long by 24 wide and 23 high. The vicar has a house and is paid by Government 1 10s. (Rs. 15) a month. Except that the priest teaches the catechism there is no school. The church has a music master. In the church garden are traces of what seems to have been a college 82 feet long by 62 wide. On a hill about a mile from the church are the ruins of a chapel and a house.