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Bandh

\bun-dhh\
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Definition

A strike where the closure of business establishments is suggested often with the threat of violence to back up the demand, usually from some political party or the other.

Usage

The BJP is calling a bundh because they want to ban cow slaughter in Bombay. Let them eat cake they say.
Added 2011-08-02 by porkipaya
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