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Noun1.panchayet - a village council in India or southern Pakistan
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
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
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Tenders are invited for Construction of auditorium of saldiha college under bramhandiha gram panchayet of indpur panchayet samity in the district of bankura.
Nazima, 24, hailing from Mohammadwala, had tied the knot a few months back, but she had been called back to her parents' home on an order of a Panchayet.
CHINIOT, July 18, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A local Panchayet declared an eight-years-old girl and a married-woman Wanni here in Chiniot.
The Panchayet also decided that Rasool Bibi and Umme-e-Farwa will remain in the custody of Girl's family and until Zafar will not handover Laila to her family, his mother and sister will remain in the custody of Rana Basharat, however it has also been reported that Umm-e-Farwa was being married forcefully with 65-years-old man.