sirkar


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sirkar

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sircar

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a government
2. a native domestic servant
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'Nay, but all who serve the Sirkar with weapons in their hands are, as it were, one brotherhood.
I have often said that I should be proud to wear a Copper Order, bearing merely the words 'Teesri pusht, Sirkar Company ka Naukar' (servant of empire for the third generation).
I have often said that I should be proud to wear a Copper Order, bearing merely the words 'Teesri pusht Sirkar Company ka Naukar'.Some pirs (shrine holders) and mashaikh (religious scholars) even quoted verses from Holy Quran to justify allegiance to Englishman (amir, ruler), after loyalty to Allah and the Messenger (Peace be upon hm)).
'Always remember you must do Sirkar's work faithfully, because it is very difficult to get such a good King.
Sirkar, "Performance of PVDF flat membranes and hollow fibers in desalination by direct contact membrane distillation at high temperatures," Separation and Purification Technology, vol.
Shoojit Sirkar's production Pink starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu was declared Film on Social Issues.
Binodini Dasi is the pioneering figure who initiates feminist choreography, and she is followed by later twentieth and twenty-first century dancers including Manjusri Chaki, her daughter Ranjabati Sirkar and Mallika Sarbhai who have shown rebellion against woman's bodies being represented as meek and fragile by presenting deep back arches or straight spines as the new language of women's desires.
[2] Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nilratan Sirkar Medical College Hospital, Kolkata.
The event partners are Pulse Dubai, Sirkar, Panache Advertising, SoundKraft, Golden Arch Tailoring and Sugaholic.
(99.) Sirkar raises, but does not elaborate this point, in 'A Tale of Two Boards', p.
One soldier wrote that this was "the time to show one's loyalty to the Sirkar, to earn a name for oneself.