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basti

(ˈbʌstɪ) ,

bustee

or

busti

n
(Sociology) (in India) a slum inhabited by poor people
[Urdu: settlement]
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Summary: Basti (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 30 (ANI): Tricycles meant to be distributed among differently-abled persons were found lying in open in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district allegedly due to lack of storage facilities.
Nobody will call this right,' he said in a media talk while attending a function at the residence of a BJP worker in Basti district.
The district and session judge of the Basti district court Anil Kumar Pundir on Monday sentenced a life term to Arya along with a penalty of ` 20,000.
Summary: Basti (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 27 (ANI): A video of Uttar Pradesh inspector from Basti district has gone viral on the Internet where the inspector is seen wielding gun along with other police officers in civil dresses.
belongs to Basti district in Uttar Pradesh and had come to Delhi in 2014.
Lucknow, December 02, 2011 (Frontier Star): A man in north Indian state Uttar Pradesh who was tired of being harassed for bribes by government officers decided to get even by unleashing more than a dozen snakes at a government office in the Basti district, Indian media reported.
Summary: Basti (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 09 (ANI): A flying squad of the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday arrested two people and seized Rs 24 lakh from their possession in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh.
"We were in Basti district when some hooligans forcefully got inside my car.
INDIA WOMEN CLASH: Two women's groups clashed with each other in Mahulani village of Basti district on Tuesday over a land dispute.