One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A slum dwelling typically made of mud and corrugated iron.
- ‘The enforcement wing of the Estate Office today removed over 30 jhuggis near market places in Sector 15 and 20.’
- ‘Meanwhile, the district administration last night urged all those living alongside the Badi Nadi to vacate their jhuggis immediately.’
- ‘She lives in an unauthorised cluster of jhuggis and has been abandoned by her husband Haran, the father of her four children.’
- ‘This is a slum settlement of jhuggis that had been completely razed to the ground on February 28 affecting about 227 families.’
- ‘Over 1000 jhuggis in the colony were damaged, and the people rendered homeless.’
Probably Hindi, from Punjabi.
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