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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
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Abal administration amal amount ancestral property appropriate badi become a sati birta lands caste water touched ceremony Chahar collected commensal commits sexual intercourse confession confiscated coparceners court creditor daityas degraded dharmadhikar Doyam enslaved entitled fines forests functionaries government office granted a writ granted expiation guilty person guthi endowment guthi lands guthiyar hands higher castes hill region husband imposed issued Jagir jaisi Kaski district Kathmandu Valley land tenure lower caste Manjushri Muluki Ain Nepal Newar obtained offense offered cooked rice ostracized in respect Parajika patars patiya in respect payment perform person belonging Poush prescribed Prime Minister Prithvi Narayan Shah punished purified raikar regulations religious functions respect to cooked revenue rice and water rice or water rites sacred thread sacred-thread sacred-thread-wearing caste sentenced to imprisonment sexual relations share shudra slaves sprinkling of water sudi taken cooked rice timber undergo expiation upadhyaya brahmin widow wife woman belonging writ of patiya