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Pahari

(pəhä`rē), languages or dialects of the Indic group of the Indo-Iranian subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Indo-IranianIndo-Iranian,
subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, spoken by more than a billion people, chiefly in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka (see The Indo-European Family of Languages, table).
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Zohra Segal, one of the Centre's dance teachers and a member of Shankar's troupe, created her first composition Grasscutters of Kumaon "inspired by the sight of Pahari hill women coming down from the slope with baskets on their heads, their scythes swinging in unison on their hips." (19) Segal describes this work as "made up mostly of simple movements--cutting grass, tying it into bundles, and carrying it away in baskets", concluding with "dancfing] in a circle accompanied by a Punjabi children's song".
The term "Pahari" (literally, of the Pahar, or hills and mountains) designates a cultural zone located in "the lower Himalaya mountains between western Kashmir and eastern Nepal" and "populated by peoples sharing common and distinct cultural, linguistic and historical traditions." (49) Since the 18th century, Pahari has been used widely to denote the Shivalik kingdoms and the Kumaon, Garhwal and Nepal areas, though references to the term can be found much earlier in Persian-language sources from the Mughal period.
The prolonged Madhesi agitation against the constitution is an indication that external forces have succeeded in polarizing the Madhesi and Pahari communities in Nepal.
And Gujjars are the real Paharis as any one can survey in India to find that Gujjars live in mountains and follow nomadic life," said Mohd.
In course of looking the theoretical relevancies, I used Derridean standpoints to understand the Paharis' schooling or their worldview about school.
The paharis' demand for reservation under the ST status is likely to come up during the meeting.
He found a thriving art market in India for both Mughal court paintings--although the best of these had long gone to Britain--and for the quite different Rajput paintings made for the Hindu rajas of the indigenous courts of Rajasthan, Bundelkhand and the Pahari region in the Himalayan foothills that the Mughal emperor Akbar had accepted into his ruling elite.
Nepal has always been a Hindu state hecause Hinduism functions as a unifying force to establish political bonding among different communitics: Pahari, Madhesi, Ncwafi, Chetfi and so on.
KARACHI, March 29, 2011 (Frontier Star): Ajmal Pahari, allegedly involved in target killing of more than 100 people, has been arrested from Karachi, police disclosed on Monday.
KARACHI, March 30, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Ajmal Pahari, allegedly involved in target killing of more than 100 people, has been arrested from Karachi, police disclosed on Monday.
KARACHI, March 28, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Ajmal Pahari, allegedly involved in target killing of more than 100 people, has been arrested from Karachi, police disclosed on Monday.