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  2. Zamindar - Wikipedia

    His family's landholdings in Bengal were one of the largest in British India. A Zamindar [a] ( Hindustani: Devanagari: ज़मींदार, zamīndār; Persian: زمیندار‎, zamīndār) in the Indian subcontinent was an autonomous or semi-autonomous ruler of a province. The term itself came into use during the reign of Mughals and ...

  3. Hindi - Wikipedia

    Hindi ( Devanāgarī: हिन्दी [c], Hindī ), or more precisely Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी Mānak Hindī ), [9] is an Indo-Aryan language spoken chiefly in the Hindi Belt region encompassing parts of northern, central, eastern, and western India.

  4. Hartal - Wikipedia

    A hartal is a mass protest, often involving a total shutdown of workplaces, offices, shops, and courts of law, and a form of civil disobedience similar to a labour strike. In addition to being a general strike, it involves the voluntary closure of schools and places of business. It is a mode of appealing to the sympathies of a government to ...

  5. Hindi–Urdu controversy - Wikipedia–Urdu_controversy

    The Hindi–Urdu controversy arose in 19th century colonial India out of the debate over whether the Hindi or Urdu language should be chosen as a national language.. Hindi and Urdu are mutually intelligible as spoken languages, to the extent that they are sometimes considered to be dialects or registers of a single spoken language referred to as Hindi-Urdu or sometimes Hindustani.

  6. Nadar (caste) - Wikipedia

    Nadar Regions with significant populations Chennai, Kanyakumari, Kollam, Madurai, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thoothukudi, Tiruchendur, Tirunelveli, Virudhunagar Languages Tamil, Malayalam Religion Hinduism, Christianity, Ayyavazhi Related ethnic groups Tamil people Nadar (also referred to as Nadan, Shanar and Shanan) is a Tamil caste of India. Nadars are predominant in the districts of ...

  7. Hindi profanity - Wikipedia

    Bhenchod (बहनचोद; English: Sisterfucker), also pronounced as behanchod is sometimes abbreviated as BC, is a Hindi-language vulgarism. It is a form of the profanity fuck. The word is considered highly offensive, and is rarely used in literal sense of one who engages in sexual activity with another person's sister, or their own sister.

  8. Sat Sri Akaal - Wikipedia

    e. Sat Sri Akaal (Gurumukhi ਸਤਿ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ, pronounced [sət sɾiː əkɑːl] ( listen)) is a Jaikara (lit. Call of Victory) now used, often, as a greeting by Punjabi Sikhs. It is the second half of the Sikh Clarion call, given by the Tenth guru, Guru Gobind Singh, " Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal" ( Shout Aloud in Ecstasy ...