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1A moneylender.‘after Chhotli's death he found himself deeper in the sahukar's debt, because of the funeral expenses’
- ‘To salvage this land, Vilas went to other Sahukar in 2000, and borrowed 60,000 against his two-and-a-half acre land that was registered as a sale deed against the loan’
- ‘Because of the poverty of the tribals and the complexity involved in the ITDP procedures, they are forced to sell their produce to local sahukars, at abysmal rates.’
- ‘Once Sankar went to the Sahukar (money lender) who was the lord of his village so that he could borrow 1 kilogram and 250 grams of wheat to serve a saint at his door.’
- 1.1A banker.
- ‘In drafting his first budget for the government of India, will Mr Singh prefer to be a cautious sahukar or will he show the marwari entrepreneur's spirit of enterprise?’
Late 18th century: Hindi sāhūkār great merchant.
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