punchayet


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Noun1.punchayet - a village council in India or southern Pakistan
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Bombay: Trustees of the Parsi Punchayet Funds and Properties.
The punchayet, which was held at the house of Mukhtiar Ahmedand attended by around 16 persons, had declared the couple liable to be murdered as they have disgraced the honour of the family.
A three-member bench headed by chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry heard the suo motu case relating to the killing of a woman on the directives of punchayet (local council) in Khanewal.