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malik

(ˈmælɪk)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person of authority in India and some parts of Asia Minor
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Noun1.malik - the leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent; "maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords"
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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He further told the tribal elders that his mission is the service and immediate resolution of their problems, saying for this purpose his doors are open for all including common man and tribal maliks.
According to sources, the interior minister telephoned Shahid Malik and asked him to contact Indian authorities for the return of Shoaib Maliks passport, which was seized by Hyderabad police following a suit filed against him by his former wife Aisha Siddiqui.
The coroner told the Maliks they do not have to testify at the inquest, which opens tomorrow at Fulham Coroner's Court.
He also directed the political administration to ensure the security of Maliks and solve their petty issues at their own level.