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Peon

An unskilled worker. The term has a highly negative connotation.
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Previously Prime Minister House Peon Bilal's brother Adil has been involved in the several violent incidents of hooliganisms.
As a light vehicle driver having his own name in the salary sheet he has drawn Rs 18340 twice and as a peon Rs 16230 two times.
We can see these peons and servants sitting right behind the President and provincial governors during the oath-taking ceremony of various federal and provincial minsters.
The petitioner had argued in his plea that the ministry had recruited 25 peons in April 2017 and legal formalities were ignored in the process.He said that the recruitments were announced only for the candidates holding domiciles of federal capital but the ministry had recruited the people of Punjab, Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.
The group IV employees ( peons) in these two branches of the bank, the only two to be located outside the city, double up as cashiers as well as branch managers after the Ajmer Urban Co- operative Bank, set up in 1923, decided not to fill up the posts which had fallen vacant recently.
As far as bureaucracy is concerned, according to our Bill; keep secretaries and chief secretaries apart, only peons would be questioned.
Police arrested the school peons on Sunday for interrogation and later released them, Popalzai said.
Having spent so much time in so many different jobs allows him to laugh at the work world: At one point, he argues that most peons such as himself work in order to be respected, not so much for a paycheck.
The articles do deal with the political state of Israel which after defeating Arab armies in 1967, decided to incorporate the West Bank and Gaza into the Israeli security system, while treating the two million inhabitants whose families had lived there for generations as disposable peons or serfs, to be surrounded by barbed wire, machine guns and tanks, to be treated without rights, whose houses could be demolished, their olive trees ripped out, their land confiscated for Jewish settlements (200 of them) and specially protected roads crisscrossing their land, to be humiliated at a multitude of checkpoints, with entry for work in Israel turned on and off like a water tap, and their economy, culture, education and trade kept to financial starvation levels.
Ninety-nine percent of his life is the same sleep-get showered-get to work-pick up the kids-pay the bills-remember to get the damn radiator leak fixed-call your mother routine that the rest of us melanin-challenged peons expend our calories on.
Zapata and the peasant army that he recruited in Morelos and other southern states participated in the revolutionary movement of 1910, devastating plantations and dividing the land among the peons. Although Venustiano Carranza promised agrarian reform upon assuming power in 1915, Zapata was skeptical.
Another education official said the department was only hiring peons, but candidates resisted and sought clerical work.