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Peon

An unskilled worker. The term has a highly negative connotation.
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Joint registrar in the co- operative department, Shakeel Ahmad, said though as per rules peons are not entitled to run branches, but in the absence of proper staff there was no alternative left.
Pratap, the peon, who took me to the office through the rain-filled streets that day, has retired.
Instead, Haynes points out that the peons are, in fact, on the receiving end of the decisions of exactly those highly effective people and the folks who decide to move other people's cheese: They're so much cannon fodder for the field generals who prosecute corporate wars.
In Blazevska's view, the journalistic conflict should be productive because other dialogues that start from a position of separation will make us peons and instruments of politics and so, during the battle for national identity Blazevska advises journalists that they should not forget the professional identity.
In a period when radicals on the coast were denouncing the landlordism of the highlands, Cuzco elites asserted that they were blameless; the abuses came from newcomers (gamonales) who administered the lands (and the Indian peons on them) in immoral ways.
Tenders are invited for outsourcing services of peons
Earlier, a summary had been forwarded to the chief minister seeking his approval to make inductions against the vacant posts of office boy, peons, security guards etc as schools and education offices had been facing numerous problems in moving files due to non-hiring of lower grade staff.
The teachers' leaders said that parents of the 130,000 children admitted in 956 communal schools across FATA and the peons are supporting the protests to be started in Peshawar and the tribal areas against discriminatory treatment of the employees in the seven agencies and Frontier Regions.
LARKANA/MIRPURKHAS -- Cheating in the ongoing matriculation exams in Sindh has literally scaled new heights as shocking visuals of large-scale copying by students emerged at different examination centres where relatives were busy in helping the candidates by providing them solved papers for just Rs100 through peons and police officers on Tuesday.
Islamabad police also called back those peons, which were serving to police inspectors.