chadar


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Noun1.chadar - a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu womenchadar - a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
head covering, veil - a garment that covers the head and face
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LAHORE -- Federal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Tuesday inaugurated 972nd Urs celebrations of the saint Hazrat Ali Bin Usman Alhajveri (RA) popularly known as Data Gunj Bakhsh by laying the traditional Chadar on the grave.
What I did not expect was Imran, Reham and forces within the PTI to continue to fan the flame which will eventually burn their chadar of privacy or any semblance that may have been left of it after the twitter announcements.
Their presentation of Laila O Laila (Balochi song), Janan (Pushto song), Mor Thor Tillay (Sindhi song) and Lathay Di Chadar (Punjabi song) were enjoyed by the audience.
The prime minister also laid a traditional chadar on the mausoleum.
David Mabor Chadar Chairman of Agr Community in Armidale and New England, NSW, Australia 4.
He was on his way home when the rebels intercepted him and took away the chadar.
A nine-day trek, covering 70 km and at a height of 11,123 feet, the Chadar trek (known so because it is literally walking on a sheet of thin ice on Zanskar river) is arguably the most adventurous and arduous treks in the country.
Earlier, he visited the Data Darbar shrine and laid a Chadar on the shrine.
Its alternative names include chadar, orni/odhni, chunri, chunni, orna, etc.
He devises an all-concealing, white silk chadar, with a three-inch hole cut in the middle, which literally becomes the replica of Saleem's talisman, the perforated sheet through which his grandfather had first glimpsed the body of his wife: "Jamila sang with her lips pressed against the brocaded aperture, [and] Pakistan fell in love with a fifteen-year-old girl whom it only ever glimpsed through a gold-and-white perforated sheet" (313).
The groups included the Huddersfield Geology Group; Bridge the Gap (a group of older people who work with pupils from Almondbury High School); Birkby and Fartown Reading and Craft Group; Home Educated Children; and Mala Chadar Curd - a group of Kurdish families and individuals.