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  • noun A drawing room where guests are entertained in Pashtun areas of Pakistan.


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  • The drone fired two missiles at the 'hujra' or guesthouse of a tribesman's compound in Eisori village near Mirali, a town in North

    Daily News & Analysis 2010

  • In village Badabair near Peshawar, dozens of armed attackers stormed the 'hujra' or guesthouse of a mayor, who has formed a local lashkar to fight against the Taliban.

    Daily News & Analysis 2009

  • There are some very interesting people I have met at Peersaabs hujra no6, but the most amazing experience of my life was shooting the Whirling Dervesh of Ajmer at a event celebrated on the eve of Chatti on the terrace of his house..

    Archive 2009-07-01 photographerno1 2009

  • A week earlier, tension further increased when the Lashkar seized a hujra and mosque of its opponents in the area and deployed its armed volunteers there.

    Situation Further Aggravates In Tribal Areas 2008

  • Syed survived a recent bombing attack that took place at the local hujra, a traditional Pashtun gathering point, during a political rally a few weeks back.

    Pakistan's Phantom Border Giovanni, Janine di 2008

  • Two brothers of MPA among 13 injured as bomber blows himself up in Shamsher Khan ` s hujra

    unknown title 2009

  • He gestures round the extended family's sparsely furnished hujra, the room for male visitors.

    Signs of the Times 2009

  • A suicide bomber was shot in the head as he tried to make his way into a gathering (hujra) at Wali Bagh led by Khan.

    Bloggers.Pakistan 2008

  • Prime Minister knows that so that is why he can safely make those offers and then chuckle secretly in his hujra in Multan.

    Bloggers.Pakistan 2008

  • the criminal sodomy law a hate filled anti human a heritage of the Brirish Vampire but our new government is not aware hujra no 6

    Archive 2009-06-01 photographerno1 2009


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