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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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For Gandhiji Charkha symbolized nonviolence and a reminder of the ever-moving wheel of divine law of love.
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.
With the central government working towards making khadi a 'zero-effect, zero-defect' global product, the charkha will soon run on solar power across the country.
The point is that Charkha is closely linked with Gandhi.
Another interesting work is that of Shivani Aggarwal, whose photographer husband Sandeep Biswas created the life- size charkha .
Recently the Pak Tribune commented on the show Coke Studio as "mocking" and the "soul being sucked out of" culture, and you've performed with Rohail Hyatt and Qayaas on the show with your version of Charkha Nolakha.
PESHAWAR, September 18, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Some miscreants blew up girls high school located in Charkha Khail, Peshawar here on Saturday luckily no loss of life was reported.
PESHAWAR, September 18, 2010 (Frontier Star): Some miscreants blew up girls high school located in Charkha Khail, Peshawar here on Saturday luckily no loss of life was reported.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 15 (ANI): In the third edition of the Telangana International Kite Festival, a man from Hyderabad made a unique micro kite and charkha out of gold.
Tenders are invited for Construction of CFC (work shed) Purchase of Looms and other accessories, purchase ot silk reeling charkha and Basins, computer system.