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Chamar

Definition of the noun Chamar

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noun

  1. A member of a Hindu caste who works in leather; a tanner or leather-worker.

Place

Chamar is the highest peak of the Sringi Himal, which is a subrange of the Nepalese Himalayas.

Miscellanea

  1. Chamar is one of the untouchable communities, or dalits, who are now classified as a Scheduled Caste under modern India's system of positive discrimination. As untouchables, they were traditionally considered outside the Hindu ritual ranking system of castes known as varna. They are found mainly in the northern states of India and in Pakistan and Nepal.
    • also known as 恰马尔
  2. Chamar a.k.a. Chamari Language: Chamari is the Western Hindi language of the chamar caste of Madhya Pradesh, Lucknow, and Maharashtra. It is not clear how distinct it is from other varieties of Hindi.

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Google previewState of Justice In India (2009)

Issues of Social Justice by Ranabir Samaddar

Chamar is an occupational caste that is associated with leather tanning, preparing of skin, manufacturing leather articles and making shoes (Briggs 1990: 11). It is scattered all over north India, being most numerous in UP, Bihar and some ...

Google previewLocal Governance in India (2007)

Ideas, Challenges, and Strategies by Thodupuzha M. Joseph

no doubt, the word chamar is a word denoting a certain caste, but the said word is also used in a derogatory sense for persons who are regarded as inferior by the ...

Google previewBrief View of the Caste System of the North-Western Provinces and Oudh (1885)

Together with an Examination of the Names and Figures Shown in the Census Report, 1882, Being an Attempt to Classify on a Functional Basis All the Main Castes of the United Provinces, and to Explain Their Gradations of Rank and the Process of Their Formation. 28th February, 1885 by John Collinson Nesfield

The Chamar is a very numerous caste, and may have sprung out of several different tribes, like the Domr Kanjar, Hsibura, Chern, &c, the last ...

Google previewBritish Untouchables (2013)

A Study of Dalit Identity and Education by Mr Paul Ghuman

They feel Chamar is a derogatory and insulting name given by highcaste people. Certainly Valmikis, when they are referred to as Churas (sweepers and cleaners), feel humiliated and find the word most offensive — akin to the word 'nigger' ...

Google previewWomen Writing in India: The twentieth century (1993)

by Susie J. Tharu, Ke Lalita

"Running parallel to the boom in the advertising industry, we saw a cinema that sought to make a slightly different kind of *A chamar is an untouchable leather worker; chamari is the 110 * TWENTIETH CENTURY.

Google previewSmall and Medium Scale Enterprises in India (2013)

Infirmities and Asymmetries in Industrial Clusters by Satyaki Roy

Chamar is a dalit occupational sub-caste who are engaged in manufacturing, processing and trading in leather and leather goods and traditionally regarded as 'untouchable' in Indian caste hierarchy. One who works on the sole of the sandal ...

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Chamar Meaning

Video shows what chamar means. A member of a Hindu caste who works in leather, a tanner or leather-worker.. Chamar Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

Scrabble value of C3H4A1M3A1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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