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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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My book charkha lets me work fast enough that removing the seeds as I spun would have been very difficult.
The spiritual power of Charkha and its use to serve the poor masses of India has been categorically explained by Gandhiji himself many times: " The message of the spinning-wheel is much wider than its circumference.
Perhaps, with her death, that breed of compulsive charkha spinners have died as well.
The charkha also symbolized Gandhi's emphasis on "putting the last first," an unequivocal belief in the well-being for the poor, the marginalized, and the overlooked.
Gandhi originally proposed his plan to liberate India from British rule, creating swaraj or self-rule, through the use of the charkha in the 1920s.
Earlier, he inaugurated Rs 2 million waiting hall, furniture, renovation of BHU and Health Centre Charkha Khel Nothiya and Gulshan Rehman Colony Kohat Road.
Actress Anushka Sharma, who plays an embroiderer from the Indian hinterlands in Sui Dhaaga -- Made In India, ensured she sank her teeth into the character and so, she learnt how to operate a traditional 'charkha' (spinning wheel) for it.
A Charkha, a Chakki, a Dahi Matki, a Well, a hand cart full of peanuts, rickshaws, a cart laden with the harvest crop, Manjis, Pirhis, some of the commonly seen items in the streets of a Punjab village, were all displayed in this HOM village.
Modi to pose with Charkha, an iconic item closely related to the Father of Nation and the freedom struggle.
Khadi/Sussi work, Sarram in Thari Charkha, Faqir Mohammad in pottery work and others.
The service was launched in association with ACK Media, allowing subscribers to listen in to folk stories from 'The Karadi Tales', audio dramas from 'Charkha' and musical tales from 'Under the Banyan Tree' among others.
Tenders are invited for selection of agency forsite survey, site selection, awareness generation, selection of beneficiaries and cluster formation for solar charkha project