chaddar


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Synonyms for chaddar

a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women

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This year Lok Mela introduced a new tradition whereby, Chaddar Poshi of nomadic folk singer Zarsanga from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Dastarbandi of master craftsman (block maker) from Sindh Imdad Ali Vighio took place.
HYDERABAD -- The 762nd Urs of Hazrat Usman Marvandi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar began in Sehwan on Tuesday after laying a Chaddar (sheet) and offering Fateha at the Mazar by Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister on Auqaf Abdul Haseeb.
The meeting was informed that the Urs celebrations will be started with the laying of Chaddar at the mazar of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai while Sindh Chief Minister will honour prominent persons with Latif Awards at the concluding session of the celebrations.
Such an attack on a home and violation of the sanctity of chaddar and char diwari is absolutely against the Balochi traditions and norms, it is also against the philosophy of Nawab Bugti's life therefore we strongly condemn it and demand of Brahamdagh Bugti to handover the culprits to us through tribal norms and traditions.
On the occasion, Federal Sectary of Production Gul Muhammad Rind, Chairperson Rihana Yaheya Baloch and Chief Executive PIDC Khalid Mehmood Chaddar also addressed.
HYDERABAD, July 22, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Sindh Minister for Auqaf Rafique Banbhan inaugurated 759th - 3 days Annual Urs celebrations of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar by laying chaddar on his mazar at Sehwan Sharif today.
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the three day urs celebrations by laying embellished chaddar on the grave of the great saint of the sub continent.
Accompanied by the Provincial Ministers Sassui Palijo, Haseeb Khan and Muhammad Rafique Bhanbhan, Muttahida Qaumi Movements (MQM) member Rabita Committee Ashfaq Mangi and MQMs Zonal Incharge Hyderabad Muhammad Sharif, the Speaker laid chaddar and offered Fateha at the shrine.
The people from Pakistan offer Chaddar for the tomb of Baba Dalip Singh Manhas, popularly known as Baba Chamliyal.
Earlier, the Culture Minister laid a chaddar and a floral wreath on the grave of Dr.
Lok Virsa invites a most respected master craftsman or craftswoman every year as a chief guest of the festival and honours him/her by crowning with a dastar or chaddar.
Later, the mazar was given Ghusal with rose water and Chaddar Poshi was also performed.