Razakar

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Razakar (رضا کار) is etymologically an Arabic word which literally means volunteer. The word is also common in Urdu language as a loanword. In Bangladesh, razakar is a pejorative word meaning a traitor or Judas. It may refer to:

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.icsforum.org/library/files/420_GovernmentofEastPakistan1971.pdf
  2. ^ Moraes, Frank, Jawaharlal Nehru, Mumbai: Jaico. 2007, p.394
  3. ^ "THE PUNJAB QAUMI RAZAKARS ORDINANCE, 1965". Punjab Laws. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Faisal, Muhammad (4 March 2014). "Failure to check corruption: Police mull razakar force abolition". The Dawn. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Mookherjee, Nayanika (2009). Sharika Thiranagama, Tobias Kelly, ed. Traitors: Suspicion, Intimacy, and the Ethics of State-Building. University of Pennsylvania Press. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-8122-4213-3.