Bigha


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Bigha

A unit of area variously equivalent to values between 1,500 and 12,400 square meters. It is used in real estate transactions in Bangladesh, Nepal, and parts of India.
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Farmer Monirul Haque of Saddyapuskorini union in Rangpur Sadar upazila said he has been cultivating 10 to 12 varieties of vegetables on his two bighas of land for the past 11 years and achieved self-reliance to lead better life.
Meanwhile, the Communist Party of India (Marxists-Leninists) (CPI-ML) has given a call for shutdown on Friday January 16 to protest the acquittal of all the accused persons in the Shankar Bigha massacre.
Bigha, a small manufacturer in Oregon, defended its reputation because a customer faces prison under the USA Patriot Act.
When I had less land I grew vegetables on just 1 bigha, but now I grow vegetables on 3 bighas and make a profit of INR 1 lakh per year from vegetables alone.
Authorities said there are certain villagers like Murhetachak, Mudgadwa, Dhonga Bigha, Gandhi Nagar, Sirsa Pahadi, Rampur-Dariyapur, Purnadih, Satan Bigha and Noni which are a messanger of hope for the next generation at a time when most of the country no longer want a girl child as indicated by the Indian census.
Summary: Gaya (Bihar)/ Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 28 (ANI): People in Gaya's Bigha Mohalla have claimed that an idol of Nandi, the mount of Lord Shiva, is drinking milk and water.
"We will demand Rs 10 lakh and 10 bigha land for the kin of those who died in the firing and Rs 7 lakh and six bigha land for the injured," Chhote Lal, an injured who is undergoing treatment at a hospital here, told ANI.
Besides this, he had also taken ` 1 lakh from local moneylenders and 30 bigha of land on rent.