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Charka

A Russian unit of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 123 milliliters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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His charkha (spinning wheel), and daily acts of mass spinning, emphasized his belief on "putting the last first," while also representing a nonverbal symbol of village labor, self-reliance, self-discipline, social cohesion, and actionable participation.
Several educational institutions used to teach charkha spinning but now only Gujarat Vidyapeeth, set up by Mahatma Gandhi, runs charkha classes for its students.
Verghese recalled the days when Sanjoy Ghose started working with URMUL and appreciated Charkha for not only carrying his dream forward but to highlight the voice of the rural and marginalized communities surviving in some remotest of locations.
The Charkha is expected to fetch 60000 - 80000 pounds.
Accredited journalists and previous Charkha fellows are not eligible to apply.
The Charkha Development Communication Network asks how else does one explain a mother's casual, chilling narrative about her little daughter drowing in this very nallah?
New Delhi, Dec 8 ( ANI ): On the occasion of its Founder's Day, the Charkha Development Communication Network has felicitated I.
The Charkha Development Communication Network feels that his incredible tale leaves one with hopes that how relations come into existence - beyond religion, beyond boundaries.
The Charkha Development Communication Network feel that it is necessary for the government to seek the opinion of the farmers on what they require and not what the politicians want in order to stay in power.
Turn left and there is a wooden charkha, complete with yarn.
They also paid tribute to their father legendry singer, Tufail Niazi by singing his evergreen folk song "Mahi Ve Tere Wekhan Lai, Chuk Charkha Gali Wich Danwan".
The Charkha Development Communication network feels that last four generations of refugee women from this area have seen no change in their lives.