mofussil

mofussil

(məʊˈfʌsɪl)
n
(Placename)
a. (in India)a rural or provincial area
b. (as modifier): mofussil towns.
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The Other Country: Dispatches from the Mofussil. New Delhi: Penguin.
Twin IED blasts had occurred at KSRTC and Mofussil Bus Stands in Calicut (Kozhikode) City on March 3, 2006, injuring two persons besides causing damage to property.
The twin blasts near the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation and Mofussil bus stands had rocked Kozhikode on March 3, 2006, and left two people injured and a few properties damaged.
From what I gather the Toilet Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh's new film Batti Gul Meter Chalu is about power theft in the mofussil areas .
Such a label would also have smacked of the "mofussil" to the thin layer of Macaulay's elite, clustered around him.
Another interesting titbit is that though the BJP dominated the cities, closely followed by the Congress; in the mofussil towns the SP and BSP both fared much better.
(5) Stefan Tetzlfaff, "The Motorisation of the 'Mofussil': Automobile Traffic and Social Change in Rural and Small-Town India c.
Graham, G, 1878, Life in the Mofussil; Or, The Civilian in Lower Bengal (C.K.
In every city, even in mofussil towns, there are bookie syndicates," he said.
At the end of the day, "Tevar" is a showcase for Arjun Kapoor's heroics, so much so that the hero's friends--so much an integral part of the mofussil drama with Salman Khan in "Tere Naam" or Tusshar Kapoor in "Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai"--are reduced to a babbling blur.
(12) There were foreign-owned studios in the 1870s in outlying districts, or mofussil, such as Moulmein, for example, (Falconer 2005).