goonda


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goonda

(ˈɡuːndə)
n
a hired thug or criminal
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At Jantar Mantar in the national capital, hundreds of BJP supporters and leaders gathered to raise their voice against "goonda tantra" and elimination of democracy in West Bengal.
In the city where I live, most of the poor when they have a problem don't go to the law, they go to a local political party which has goonda clout.
The nearly 90 years' 'democracy' he evokes had nearly 200,000 murdered by 2 groups of terrorists and political goonda gangs in 26 years.
'There has been 'goonda raj' in Sindh,' he said, added, 'PPP leader Khursheed Shah gets upset whenever the PTI government speaks about thieves.'
Similarly, at least 154 cases and 293 Qalandras were registered under Goonda Act and 244 people were arrested whereas 242 cases and 407 Qalandras were registered and 380 accused were arrested under Habitual Offender Act during the last four days.
Likewise, 86 cases have been registered under the Goonda Act and 65 people have been arrested, whereas 176 cases have been registered and 165 accused have been arrested under the Habitual Offender Act.
Likewise, 86 cases & 44 qalandras have been registered under Goonda Act and 65 people have been arrested whereas 176 cases & 176 qalandras have been registered and 165 accused
The poster depicted the state of Uttar Pradesh as the figure of Draupadi being stripped by the forces of "corruption, poverty and unemployment, communalism, goonda raj, and treason." (32) The poster's invocation of the Mahabharat's central symbol of degradation situates present-day India in the midst of the Kali Yuga's era of darkness, with the BJP as the mythicopolitical figures to deliver the nation into greatness from its darkness.
" It's a conspiracy by a goonda, his name is Sultan Ahmed ( Trinamool Congress MP).
On the other hand, the Association of Bhutanese Industries (ABI) General Secretary, Jochu Thinley said that the INR cash shortage in Bhutan due to demonetization in India is affecting Bhutan's industries because from the Indian Rupee account that industries maintain, they were earlier allowed to withdraw 10 percent as cash to pay transporters, labourers, toll tax, fuel, 'goonda tax', local syndicate payments, etc.
Sixteen-year-old Tina lives by the skin of her teeth as a Goonda, a member of the gang of thieves operating in Sangui City (a fictional place in East Africa).
They raised slogans against the 'goonda girdi' of the police and demanded return of the gold ornaments recovered from the overpowered dacoits.