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hartal

(hɑːˈtɑːl)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in India) the act of closing shops or suspending work, esp in political protest
[C20: from Hindi hartāl, from hāt shop (from Sanskrit hatta) + tālā bolt for a door (from Sanskrit: latch)]
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SRINAGAR -- The pro freedom leaders Monday said that the martyrdom of Burhan Wani and his two aides is the continuation of martyrdom of 13th July 1931 and called for the extension of the ongoing Hartal till 13th July in the whole valley.
Every now and then, there is a 'hartal or bandh' which curtails the freedom of movement.
The wall has also raised doubts about whether the state will finally end the hartal culture, because the first event in the state in 2019 itself involved partial shutdown during the day in many places.
Therefore, this study builds on research on queer space (e.g., Hartal 2017; Oswin 2008; Valentine 2007), queer African studies (Otu, 2016), and queer African diasporic identity and belonging (Adjepong 2017; Asante 2015) In the following, I explore the concept of home; especially what it means in the construction of queer African migrant communities.
"Even, on the hartal day, the women bankers remain present at the office," he added.
Every Saturday, he issues the schedule of hartal ( strike) for the next week.
Three BJP activists- Ratheesh, Sujith, and Sreejith- were allegedly stabbed during hartal on Thursday after a clash erupted between the workers of BJP and SDPI.
The man had chanted praises of Ayyappa, the deity at Sabarimala, before collapsing, and the BJP made a hartal call bringing the entire state to a standstill for a day.
Across the state, normal life was seriously disrupted as Hindu activists enforced a hartal (strike) to protest police action on Wednesday, when women attempting pilgrimage were blocked by traditionalists.
I don't need to elaborate what happened after the 1952 All island hartal, to the Dudley Senanayake government which did not fall but it was Hon.
Deve Gowda, reportedly have told Left leaders that on April 27 they will be busy organising the hartal in Karnataka.