bigha


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bigha

(ˈbiːɡə)
n
(Units) (in India) a unit for measuring land
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Farmer Alam Hossain of Charitabari village in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat said he earns over Taka four lakh annually by cultivating vegetables on his one bigha land to lead happier life and his children are getting proper education.
The price of the donated land today stands at Rs 3.5 crore per bigha ( 1 bigha is roughly 4 acres).
The massacre took place 16 years ago when around 100 armed Ranvir Sena activists raided a dalit hamlet at Shankar Bigha village in central Bihar's Jehanabad district on the night of January 25 -- on the eve of Republic Day -- and gunned down at least 23 villagers in cold blood while they were asleep in their mud-built houses and huts.
As per reports, when the electorates comprising mostly women protested the discrepancies at booth number 183 in Rahim Bigha of Belaganj area, the officials used filthy words against them.
The government has announced that for training farmers on these techniques, 900 demonstration plots would be set up each occupying one bigha (1 bigha = 1333.33 sq.
According to a private TV channel, Custom Officials raided at a house in the area of Bigha Sheer Chowk, Muzaffargarh and arrested four smugglers Waseem, Sameera, Ismail and Akhlaq.
Industries Minister Kishan Kapoor said, 'Hero Honda has requested the government to provide 2,000 bighas (one bigha is 0.4 hectare) in Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh industrial area.'
Furthermore, I couldn't have cared less how geeky I looked--the Bigha StarSeeker binocular chair was fulfilling a fantasy I'd been harboring for 40 years.
'Our laser is completely safe,' Noah Acres, director of marketing for Bigha, said.
When she had less land she grew vegetables on just 1 bigha, but now she grows vegetables on 3 bighas and make a profit of INR 1 lakh per year from sale of vegetables alone.
The accident happened near the Titai Bigha village under the Rasiup police circle on NH139.